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Managing System Information, Processes, and Performance in Oracle® Solaris 11.4

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Updated: October 2019
 
 

System Processes That Do Not Require Administration

The following Oracle Solaris 11 system processes do not require any administration.

fsflush

System daemon that flushes pages to disk

init

Initial system process that starts and restarts other processes and SMF components

intrd

System process that monitors and balances system load due to interrupts

kmem_task

System process that monitors memory cache sizes

pageout

System process that controls memory paging to disk

sched

System process that is responsible for OS scheduling and process swapping

vm_tasks

System process with one thread per processor that balances and distributes virtual memory related workloads across CPUs for better performance.

zpool-pool-name

System process for each ZFS storage pool containing the I/O task threads for the associated pool