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On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 02:43:12PM +0100, Miroslav Lachman wrote:
> Arne Schwabe wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >is there any way to look what programs are swapped out and how much=20
> >memory they use? Looking at SIZE in top is just a wild guess. One server=

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> >here grows in swap usage and panics eventuelly when all swap is usage.=

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> >Swap usage is growing slowly (100 MB /week ) but it is growing and see=

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> >no way to get what really uses swap (Read man ps three times already =

:/)
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> AFAIK swapped processes in top are shown in lt + gt signs (braces):
> 1382 root 1 5 0 1380K 0K ttyin 0:00 0.00%
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> from `man top`
> COMMAND is the name of the command that the process is currently=20
> running (if the process is swapped out, this column is marked ""=

).
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> In `ps` output in column state: W - The process is swapped out.
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> You can get a list of swapped processes by this command:
> ps auxwww | awk '$8 ~ /.W.*/ { print $0}'
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> (tested on FreeBSD 6.2 & FreeBSD 7.0)


Swapped process very much means swapped out kernel stack only.

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