Home > OS X > /private/var/vm Disk Usage on OS X

/private/var/vm Disk Usage on OS X

It seems this is filled with multiple (roughly) 1GB swap files, allocated as required.
Problem is they don’t go away (until reboot?).
One article suggested this:

sudo dynamic_pager -L 1073741824

Seemed to work: before running vm used 8GB, afterwards 4GB

Categories: OS X Tags: , , , ,
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.