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Swap status question

Hi there.

Here's the output of the free command:

oracle@125:~$ free
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:        900424     894108       6316          0      48028     623204
-/+ buffers/cache:     222876     677548
Swap:       530104     264660     265444

I'm at a loss as far as how to figure out what is residing in swap.  I used to
just look at ps, and anything in ()'s would be an item which was swapped out.
ps on that system doesn't indicate anything's in swap that way.

Because everything uses pages, does this mean that there's really no way to
gather an idea of what's going on there?

Also, it seems extreme to have 620MB of data cached to place 256M into swap.

Thanks for any thoughts/ideas.

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