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Understanding "no swap space to grow stack" Messages (Doc ID 1008068.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 16, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 to 11.4 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
All Platforms


The messages or other system logs may report the error: "no swap space to grow stack for pid"

There may also be fork failure messages or messages indicating memory allocation failures.


 This message may be caused by either an increase in the usage of swap, or a decrease in the availability of swap due to some other change


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