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Is there a command like cpustat or iostat or memstat, but for the video card? Or some indication in /proc or /sys?

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Nowhere near enough information. What is the card? Which operating system? – Chris Down Nov 13 '12 at 19:59
nvidia 8400gs card – Xsi Nov 13 '12 at 20:46
@ChrisDown there is no standard for addressing GPUs? – Nils Nov 13 '12 at 21:28
AFAIL, via /dev ? , as far as i'd guess - only by script, or sysctl & script . I knew that my previous to Gentoo system, the Opensolaris had alot of *stat commands (can't remember about GPU) – Xsi Nov 13 '12 at 21:59

On some Intel cards, yes: intel_gpu_top.

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