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Re: what is using my swap



I have a program that suspect is cause my swap to grow to almost a gig, but it would be nice to verify without restarting a very mission critical program.
 
Tony
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Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 5:43 PM
Subject: Re: what is using my swap

I know nothing, but I would think that the OS uses swap, not individual
processes.  Probably the memory optimizer does it's job regardless of
free memory?
What is the problem with using swap?  Or are you just curious?

theal wrote:
> Does anyone know how to tell what program or PID is causing swap usage?
> I have a system with 2 GB RAM so it should using little or no swap, but
> at times it does and I need to determine what the cause is.

> Tony
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