On 06/02/2011, at 19:57, Kostik Belousov wrote:
>> PID USERNAME THR PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE C TIME WCPU COMMAND
>> 21787 fiona 1 76 0 168M 134M swwrt 0 0:04 32.37% Xorg
> swwrt means waiting for the syncronous swap-out to finish.
> This is consistent with the top indicating the non-trivial amount of
> swap space used and swapout happen right now.
There are a lot of daemons running, however it does the swwrt thing even on a fresh boot, and even when there is a lot of free space.
I wonder if it is doing something silly like trying to get some contiguous memory or similar..
> Look at the working set of the application you are starting.
> Another thing that is standing out is huge wired count.
Yep, it's running ZFS :)
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