' ps v PPID' command and real memory | Unix Linux Forums | UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

  Go Back    

UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users Expert-to-Expert. Learn advanced UNIX, UNIX commands, Linux, Operating Systems, System Administration, Programming, Shell, Shell Scripts, Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, OS X, BSD.

' ps v PPID' command and real memory

UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

Closed Thread    
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-18-2008
hariza hariza is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Oct 2006
Last Activity: 15 July 2013, 7:28 PM EDT
Posts: 33
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
' ps v PPID' command and real memory

hi Guys,

Just wondering whether if I execute the ps v 1818740 and I get the below ouput what column should I use If I need to calculate how much real memory (private) is use by those process. Thanks.

1818740 - A 0:00 60 1976 1064 xx 39 112 0.0 0.0 db2sysc

Sponsored Links
Old 09-26-2008
otheus's Avatar
otheus otheus is offline Forum Advisor  
Join Date: Feb 2007
Last Activity: 3 December 2014, 3:10 AM EST
Location: Innsbruck, Austria
Posts: 2,153
Thanks: 12
Thanked 49 Times in 46 Posts
The RSS column is probably what you want. It's how much memory the program is using "in core". The SIZE column might also be what you want -- it's the amount of memory used by the process, including code, stack, heap, etc., whether or not it's in swap or in core.
Sponsored Links
Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

More UNIX and Linux Forum Topics You Might Find Helpful
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
df -h command, can't seem to find real location samnyc UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers 4 10-05-2011 11:34 AM
Real memory usage is reaching 99.99% Balajipoola007 AIX 2 04-01-2009 06:26 AM
real memory consumption of a process melanie_pfefer Solaris 4 11-18-2008 06:12 PM
Strange Real Memory usage behavior Skyybugg AIX 5 05-31-2007 11:17 AM
Kernel use of real memory daniels AIX 1 01-04-2006 12:29 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:58 PM.