Plugin:Swap

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Description

The Swap plugin collects the amount of memory currently written onto hard disk or whatever the system calls "swap".

Example graph

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Dependencies

  • Linux
    • /proc-file system
  • Solaris
    • swapctl(2) (Solaris version)
  • OpenBSD (possibly other *BSDs, too)
    • swapctl(2) (BSD version)
  • Mac OS X
    • sysctl(3) and VM_SWAPUSAGE
  • FreeBSD
    • kvm_getswapinfo(3)
  • Other