How to parse 2 particular lines from Command output

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Old 07-25-2011
How to parse 2 particular lines from Command output

Hi All,
I need help on the following req.
I am getting output of a command as follows:

 16377612  total memory
      3802460  used memory
      2827076  active memory
       681948  inactive memory
     12575152  free memory
       477452  buffer memory

I want to compute used (memory/total memory).
What is the possible way to parse this command output to get those two values....

your help is highly appreciated..


Last edited by radoulov; 07-25-2011 at 06:24 PM.. Reason: Code tags.
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Old 07-25-2011
command | awk '/total/{t=$1}/used/{print $1/t}'

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