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MemInfo(3)		       User Contributed Perl Documentation		       MemInfo(3)

Sys::MemInfo - Memory informations

SYNOPSIS
	 use Sys::MemInfo qw(totalmem freemem totalswap);

	 print "total memory: ".(&totalmem / 1024)."\n";
	 print "free memory:  ".(&freemem / 1024)."\n";

	 print "total swap: ".(&totalswap / 1024)."\n";
	 print "free swap:  ".(Sys::MemInfo::get("freeswap") / 1024)."\n";

DESCRIPTION
       Sys::MemInfo return the total amount of free and used physical memory in bytes in totalmem
       and freemem variables.

       Total amount of free and user swap memory are alse returned in totalswap and freeswap
       variables.

       This module has been tested on Linux 2.6.10, UnixWare 7.1.2, AIX5, OpenBSD 3.8, NetBSD
       2.0.2, FreBSD 5.4, HPUX11, Solaris 9, Tru64 5.1, Irix 6.5, Mac OS X 10.2 darwin and
       Windows XP.

       It should work on FreeBSD 4 and Windows 9X/ME/NT/200X/Vista.

METHODS
       availkeys
	   Return list of all accessor keys (freemem, totalmem, etc.)  This is useful for dumping
	   out all known information from the object by calling get() on all of the returned
	   keys.

       freemem
	   Returns free physical memory in bytes.

       freeswap
	   Returns free swap space in bytes.

       get Returns the value of the passed key.

       totalmem
	   Returns total physical memory size in bytes.

       totalswap
	   Returns total swap space in bytes.

AUTHOR
       Sylvain Cresto <scresto@gmail.com>

       Thanks to Laurent Dufour and Wilson Snyder.

BUGS
       Please send bug-reports to scresto@gmail.com

LICENCE
       This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of
       the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
       version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

       This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY;
       without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
       See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this
       library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330,
       Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2005, 2006 - Sylvain Cresto

perl v5.16.3				    2006-11-09				       MemInfo(3)
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