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Old 04-29-2002
Question kswapd

I'm runing SuSE 7.3 linux(2.4.10) and i have this problem:
after about 2 days of uptime my kernel swap daemon becomes zombie, a can't figure out why. If any body knows why it is happening please share your knowledge with me.

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uptime(1)							   User Commands							 uptime(1)

uptime - show how long the system has been up SYNOPSIS
The uptime command prints the current time, the length of time the system has been up, and the average number of jobs in the run queue over the last 1, 5 and 15 minutes. It is, essentially, the first line of a w(1) command. EXAMPLES
Below is an example of the output uptime provides: example% uptime 10:47am up 27 day(s), 50 mins, 1 user, load average: 0.18, 0.26, 0.20 ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
w(1), who(1), whodo(1M), attributes(5) NOTES
who -b gives the time the system was last booted. SunOS 5.10 18 Mar 1994 uptime(1)