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Operating Systems Solaris RSS of prstat vs RSS of PS Post 302915427 by amitlib on Wednesday 3rd of September 2014 04:12:16 AM
Old 09-03-2014
RSS of prstat vs RSS of PS


When I sum the RSS number in the ps command for a specific user and compare it with the RSS values of the prstat command of the same user - there is a big difference.

Server details: Solaris 10 5/09 s10s_u7wos_08 SPARC

prstat output:
NPROC USERNAME  SWAP   RSS MEMORY      TIME         CPU                             
259    gpsvip01    14G     10G  87%           136:57:30 6.0%


When I sum the value of RSS of all the processes for user=gpsvip01, it sums with 20GB.

Note- when I compare the RSS values of PS vs lparstat on a different server (Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 s10s_u10wos_17b SPARC) the values are almost the same.

Question: This zone has 12GB of memory. Is it possible that gpsvip01 user is using memory from other zones, and how can I prove/disprove this assumption?

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Last edited by vbe; 09-03-2014 at 06:24 AM..

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CHRONICLE-RSS-IMPORTER(1)				User Contributed Perl Documentation				 CHRONICLE-RSS-IMPORTER(1)

chronicle-rss-importer - Import entries from an RSS feed to chronicle SYNOPSIS
General Options: --output Specify the directory to write entries to. --feed Specify the URL of the feed. --sequential Specify that entries should be numbered rather than named. Help Options: --help Show the help information for this script. --manual Read the manual for this script. --verbose Show useful debugging information. ABOUT
Chronicle is a simple tool to convert a collection of text files, located within a single directory, into a blog consisting of static HTML files. This importer script will create a directory of input files from a given RSS feed, by downloading it and writing out each entry to a single text file. The output files will be named after the entries titles, or if B<--sequential> was used each entry will be numbered numerically. AUTHOR
Steve -- LICENSE
Copyright (c) 2007-2010 by Steve Kemp. All rights reserved. This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. The LICENSE file contains the full text of the license. perl v5.12.3 2011-05-03 CHRONICLE-RSS-IMPORTER(1)

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