A Process Using Shared Memory Has Terminated, But Swap Space Is Not Reclaimed (Doc ID 1004423.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

A Solaris process which uses shared memory has terminated abnormally. During operation, swap space had been allocated to handle the shared memory usage. Now that the process is gone, the swap space still is allocated.

Cause

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