On 2018-03-11, at 7:40 PM, Macs R We <macs...@macsrwe.com> wrote:

> Hm.  Have you tried using Sierra Cache Cleaner (they have one for every OS 
> name, just Google yours) in deep clean mode?

No. What's the name of 10.9.5? (And why did they skip from nice, meaningful 
numbers to meaningless names?)

> 
>> On Mar 11, 2018, at 8:37 PM, Michael <keybou...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> My system log is showing me things like this:
>> 
>> Mar 11 19:20:35 keybounceMBP kernel[0]: low swap: suspending pid 14091 
>> (firefox)
>> Mar 11 19:20:35 keybounceMBP kernel[0]: low swap: suspending pid 936 (Dragon 
>> Dictate)
>> Mar 11 19:20:35 keybounceMBP kernel[0]: memorystatus_thread: idle exiting 
>> pid 96 [wdhelper]
>> Mar 11 19:20:35 keybounceMBP kernel[0]: (default pager): [KERNEL]: Swap File 
>> Error.
>> 
>> My boot-args  is  just
>> boot-args       -v -s
>> 
>> I have approximately 2 GB of compressed space, and zero bytes of swap used.
>> 
>> bash-3.2# ls /var/vm
>> total 1114112
>> 65536 swapfile0       1048576 swapfile1
>> bash-3.2# 
>> 
>> The system is able to allocate swap files, but for some reason is refusing 
>> to use them. Also, in the past I moved away from compressed swap to "just go 
>> directly to swap files" because I discovered that my system would 
>> consistently wind up with about 10 GB of compressed space, leaving with only 
>> 6 GB of working space. I recently reset it to use the normal compressed swap 
>> because I'm no longer using the heavy workload that needed more than 6 GB of 
>> working space.
>> 
>> My old boot args was
>> boot-args       -v -s vm_compressor=1
>> and it worked fine until my boot partition ran out of space (At which point 
>> it died horrifically; in contrast, although the compressed swap setup won't 
>> use the swap file, and runs into trouble much much sooner, it is graceful 
>> and the "out of memory panel" actually works.)
>> 
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