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ps(1M) Command is slow due to large numbers of stat(1) calls (Doc ID 1304023.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 10 9/10 U9 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ps -ef command runs very slowly

A truss(1M) of the command shows that many calls to stat(1) are being done

Cause

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