I have an application running under Ubuntu that tries to consume all available memory. Is there a way to specify and restrict the allocations available for a given application?
This is not a important question, I'm just curious. Something strange happened, which isn't quiet clear to me: In the kernel command line, the amount of the memory can be set statically with the ...
I'm using the following commands to flush cache: # sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches # sync; echo 2 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches # sync; echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches When I use ...
Possible Duplicate: Measuring RAM usage of a program I am trying to use ps to benchmark a program, I'm just not sure which flags to use. I would like to get the amount of RAM the program ...
I use free to get the amount of free space on some of my servers. Its output is something like: $ free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 374 ...
I forgot how many RAM modules are installed on my laptop. I do not want to unscrew it but want to look it up on the console. How do I gather this information?