Command to tell me memory size on a Sequent/Dynix machine

I need to find out what the memory size of a Sequent/Dynix machine is. Does anyone know what command to use?
RajaiAsked:
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tfewsterConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I'm not sure if it will work on your Unix, but try dmesg |more; On HP-UX it shows the boot log, including physical memory size.

top may also give you a clue, but be warned that on some Unixes (e.g. HP-UX!) it lies...

man -k memory might give you a hint as to the command, or if there is a menu driven admin tool it may allow you to see system stats.

The only method I'm certain will work with any system is to watch it boot up, but that's often not possible - Hope these ideas help in the absence of a definitive answer.
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RajaiAuthor Commented:
I tried it and it did give me a memory size.  Looking at 'man dmesg' it looks like dmesg prints the contents of a log file.  The only thing worrying me is that you said it 'lies'. I looked into the actual log file 'dmesg' that produces the information and memory values were consistent.   I hope it stays like that.
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tfewsterCommented:
Sorry if I didn't make myself clear - I meant the command "top" (which is available on many variants of Unix) doesn't always tell you how much PHYSICAL memory you have - On HP-UX for example, it shows you "virtual memory", (but I've never found that to be the same as the amount of physical memory + swap space that I KNOW the system has).

At least top lies consistently tho' - and it's very useful for other stuff, like which processes are hogging the CPU

Anyway, glad I could be of help - Can I claim to be an expert on Dynix now?
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RajaiAuthor Commented:
I am sorry it is my fault, I read your message in a hurry.  Somehow I missed the line in your message that said I can use 'top'.   Unfortunately Dynix and Sun(I tried it on both) don't recognize it.   Thanks again for your help, you sure were able to help me more than others whom I asked.
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