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Old 04-25-2002
Question Total ram

How can i find the total ram in the system?
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Old 04-25-2002
Use the "dmesg" command

[enter] ~> dmesg
Copyright (c) 1992-2002 The FreeBSD Project.
Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
FreeBSD 4.5-STABLE #1: Mon Apr 22 20:12:17 EEST 2002
Timecounter "i8254" frequency 1193182 Hz
CPU: AMD Duron(tm) Processor (701.60-MHz 686-class CPU)
Origin = "AuthenticAMD" Id = 0x631 Stepping = 1
AMD Features=0xc0440000<<b18>,AMIE,DSP,3DNow!>
real memory = 134152192 (131008K bytes)
avail memory = 125169664 (122236K bytes)
Preloaded elf kernel "kernel" at 0xc0530000.
VESA: v3.0, 4096k memory, flags:0x1, mode table:0xc0491042 (1000022)
VESA: NVidia
netsmb_dev: loaded
Pentium Pro MTRR support enabled
md0: Malloc disk
Using $PIR table, 7 entries at 0xc00fddc0
npx0: <math processor> on motherboard
npx0: INT 16 interface
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Old 04-25-2002
Its telling can't read kernal memory.
# 4  
Old 04-25-2002
on SUN OS "top" works fine, for AIX I think "topas" could help

the output for top is:

last pid: 11715; load averages: 0.07, 0.07, 0.07 13:03:28
69 processes: 68 sleeping, 1 on cpu
CPU states: 97.1% idle, 0.5% user, 1.0% kernel, 1.4% iowait, 0.0% swap
Memory: 1024M real, 589M free, 181M swap in use, 2566M swap free

22910 iontrade 1 58 0 4344K 2752K sleep 0:05 3.46% xterm
16789 iontrade 1 46 4 6888K 6136K sleep 18:44 0.78% OpenTradeGatewa
19238 gateadm 1 52 2 6400K 4248K sleep 0:33 0.16% brcrec
548 root 1 59 -5 8184K 6824K sleep 102:16 0.09% dt_dist

hope this helps...


# 5  
Old 04-25-2002
Bug ram

well my os is HPUX 11.0. but top works fine. i did not notice it in top. thanks for bringing it to my attention.
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