Specific Swap Usage

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Thu Feb 28 00:34:01 UTC 2008

Arne Schwabe wrote:
> Hi,
> is there any way to look what programs are swapped out and how much 
> memory they use? Looking at SIZE in top is just a wild guess. One server 
> here grows in swap usage and panics eventuelly when all swap is usage. 
> Swap usage is growing slowly (100 MB /week ) but it is growing and see 
> no way to get what really uses swap :( (Read man ps three times already :/)
> Arne
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It shouldn't panic when it runs out of swap, it should just kill the 
runaway process(es).


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