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Old 12-20-2005
vmstat

Hi,
what does mean the free colomne in out put of vmstat ? is it free espace of physical memory or of swap space on hard disk ?
Thank you
# 2  
Old 12-20-2005
Look at the output carefully. The swap column has the swap space available. The free is the size of the free list in Kbytes.
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memory
Report on usage of virtual and real memory.

swap
available swap space (Kbytes)

free
size of the free list (Kbytes)
# 3  
Old 12-20-2005
Thank you.
But what is free list ? Is it on physical memory or on disk ?
# 4  
Old 12-21-2005
MySQL

It is free memory (RAM) on your system.
Compare this number with the "free" memory number from the 4th row (Memory) of "top" utility.

Regards
Abhijeet
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Old 12-21-2005
Many Many Thanks Abhijeet.
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