[nycbug-talk] Memory sizing

Bjorn Nelson o_sleep at belovedarctos.com
Sat Apr 22 20:40:40 EDT 2006


On Apr 22, 2006, at 8:27 PM, Marc Spitzer wrote:

> what needs more explanation, other then Wired which I am not too sure
> about?

wired consists of pages that can't be swapped out usually part of the  
vmsystem (which would cause a swap loop) or kernel.

> [marc at laptop ~]$ ls {/sbin/,/bin/,/usr/bin/,/usr/sbin/}*stat
> ls: /bin/*stat: No such file or directory
> /sbin/ipfstat           /usr/bin/stat           /usr/sbin/iostat
> /sbin/kldstat           /usr/bin/systat         /usr/sbin/pmcstat
> /usr/bin/btsockstat     /usr/bin/uustat         /usr/sbin/pstat
> /usr/bin/fstat          /usr/bin/vmstat         /usr/sbin/purgestat
> /usr/bin/netstat        /usr/sbin/gstat         /usr/sbin/slstat
> /usr/bin/nfsstat        /usr/sbin/hoststat
> /usr/bin/sockstat       /usr/sbin/ifmcstat
> [marc at laptop ~]$

Great tip, hadn't used fstat yet.  It's a good replacement for lsof  
if you don't have it installed.


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