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Re^2: monitoring memory load

by eye (Chaplain)
on Mar 16, 2009 at 04:12 UTC ( #750806=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: monitoring memory load
in thread monitoring memory load

On the linux side, the "vmstat" program may be a better choice than "top" (and its peers). "vmstat" only reports memory information and should not place a computational burden on the CPU the way "top" can. You can also access this information directly by reading the pseudo-file "/proc/vmstat".

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