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How to check what processes are using your swap

Here is a little script that will show you what processes are using your swap

http://www.nicktailor.com/files/swapusage

vi swapusage && chmod +x swapusage

copy paste below & save

./swapusage (to run)

#!/bin/bash

# find-out-what-is-using-your-swap.sh
# — Get current swap usage for all running processes¬†output
# — rev.0.1, 2011-05-27, Erik Ljungstrom – initial version
SCRIPT_NAME=`basename $0`;
SORT=”kb”; # {pid|kB|name} as first parameter, [default: kb]
[ “$1” != “” ] && { SORT=”$1″; }

[ ! -x `which mktemp` ] && { echo “ERROR: mktemp is not available!”; exit; }
MKTEMP=`which mktemp`;
TMP=`${MKTEMP} -d`;
[ ! -d “${TMP}” ] && { echo “ERROR: unable to create temp dir!”; exit; }

>${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.pid;
>${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.kb;
>${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.name;

SUM=0;
OVERALL=0;
echo “${OVERALL}” > ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.overal;

for DIR in `find /proc/ -maxdepth 1 -type d -regex “^/proc/[0-9]+”`;
do
PID=`echo $DIR | cut -d / -f 3`
PROGNAME=`ps -p $PID -o comm –no-headers`

for SWAP in `grep Swap $DIR/smaps 2>/dev/null| awk ‘{ print $2 }’`
do
let SUM=$SUM+$SWAP
done

if (( $SUM > 0 ));
then
echo -n “.”;
echo -e “${PID}\t${SUM}\t${PROGNAME}” >> ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.pid;
echo -e “${SUM}\t${PID}\t${PROGNAME}” >> ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.kb;
echo -e “${PROGNAME}\t${SUM}\t${PID}” >> ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.name;
fi
let OVERALL=$OVERALL+$SUM
SUM=0
done
echo “${OVERALL}” > ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.overal;
echo;
echo “Overall swap used: ${OVERALL} kB”;
echo “========================================”;
case “${SORT}” in
name )
echo -e “name\tkB\tpid”;
echo “========================================”;
cat ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.name|sort -r;
;;

kb )
echo -e “kB\tpid\tname”;
echo “========================================”;
cat ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.kb|sort -rh;
;;

pid | * )
echo -e “pid\tkB\tname”;
echo “========================================”;
cat ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.pid|sort -rh;
;;
esac
rm -fR “${TMP}/”;

#!/bin/bash

# find-out-what-is-using-your-swap.sh
# — Get current swap usage for all running processes
# —
# — rev.0.3, 2012-09-03, Jan Smid – alignment and intendation, sorting
# — rev.0.2, 2012-08-09, Mikko Rantalainen – pipe the output to “sort -nk3″ to get sorted output
# — rev.0.1, 2011-05-27, Erik Ljungstrom – initial version
SCRIPT_NAME=`basename $0`;
SORT=”kb”; # {pid|kB|name} as first parameter, [default: kb]
[ “$1” != “” ] && { SORT=”$1″; }

[ ! -x `which mktemp` ] && { echo “ERROR: mktemp is not available!”; exit; }
MKTEMP=`which mktemp`;
TMP=`${MKTEMP} -d`;
[ ! -d “${TMP}” ] && { echo “ERROR: unable to create temp dir!”; exit; }

>${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.pid;
>${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.kb;
>${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.name;

SUM=0;
OVERALL=0;
echo “${OVERALL}” > ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.overal;

for DIR in `find /proc/ -maxdepth 1 -type d -regex “^/proc/[0-9]+”`;
do
PID=`echo $DIR | cut -d / -f 3`
PROGNAME=`ps -p $PID -o comm –no-headers`

for SWAP in `grep Swap $DIR/smaps 2>/dev/null| awk ‘{ print $2 }’`
do
let SUM=$SUM+$SWAP
done

if (( $SUM > 0 ));
then
echo -n “.”;
echo -e “${PID}\t${SUM}\t${PROGNAME}” >> ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.pid;
echo -e “${SUM}\t${PID}\t${PROGNAME}” >> ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.kb;
echo -e “${PROGNAME}\t${SUM}\t${PID}” >> ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.name;
fi
let OVERALL=$OVERALL+$SUM
SUM=0
done
echo “${OVERALL}” > ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.overal;
echo;
echo “Overall swap used: ${OVERALL} kB”;
echo “========================================”;
case “${SORT}” in
name )
echo -e “name\tkB\tpid”;
echo “========================================”;
cat ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.name|sort -r;
;;

kb )
echo -e “kB\tpid\tname”;
echo “========================================”;
cat ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.kb|sort -rh;
;;

pid | * )
echo -e “pid\tkB\tname”;
echo “========================================”;
cat ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.pid|sort -rh;
;;
esac
rm -fR “${TMP}/”;

#!/bin/bash

# find-out-what-is-using-your-swap.sh
# — Get current swap usage for all running processes
# —
SCRIPT_NAME=`basename $0`;

SORT=”kb”; # {pid|kB|name} as first parameter, [default: kb]
[ “$1” != “” ] && { SORT=”$1″; }

[ ! -x `which mktemp` ] && { echo “ERROR: mktemp is not available!”; exit; }
MKTEMP=`which mktemp`;
TMP=`${MKTEMP} -d`;
[ ! -d “${TMP}” ] && { echo “ERROR: unable to create temp dir!”; exit; }

>${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.pid;
>${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.kb;
>${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.name;

SUM=0;
OVERALL=0;
echo “${OVERALL}” > ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.overal;

for DIR in `find /proc/ -maxdepth 1 -type d -regex “^/proc/[0-9]+”`;
do
PID=`echo $DIR | cut -d / -f 3`
PROGNAME=`ps -p $PID -o comm –no-headers`

for SWAP in `grep Swap $DIR/smaps 2>/dev/null| awk ‘{ print $2 }’`
do
let SUM=$SUM+$SWAP
done

if (( $SUM > 0 ));
then
echo -n “.”;
echo -e “${PID}\t${SUM}\t${PROGNAME}” >> ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.pid;
echo -e “${SUM}\t${PID}\t${PROGNAME}” >> ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.kb;
echo -e “${PROGNAME}\t${SUM}\t${PID}” >> ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.name;
fi
let OVERALL=$OVERALL+$SUM
SUM=0
done
echo “${OVERALL}” > ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.overal;
echo;
echo “Overall swap used: ${OVERALL} kB”;
echo “========================================”;
case “${SORT}” in
name )
echo -e “name\tkB\tpid”;
echo “========================================”;
cat ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.name|sort -r;
;;

kb )
echo -e “kB\tpid\tname”;
echo “========================================”;
cat ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.kb|sort -rh;
;;

pid | * )
echo -e “pid\tkB\tname”;
echo “========================================”;
cat ${TMP}/${SCRIPT_NAME}.pid|sort -rh;
;;
esac
rm -fR “${TMP}/”;