CPU Memory Usage

Posted on 2000-04-24
Last Modified: 2011-10-03
Under SCO Unix, is there a way to tell how much memory is being used and what the current CPU utilization is?
Question by:mariems

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Try the command top

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In addition to top you might try the following:

sar -will give you cpu util.
vmstat -gives virtual memory statistics


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have you got glance on your system ?

if so use this it will show you usage in real time

type glance
or     gpl

or sar -u

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There are 2 ways :-

1) ps -ef -o pcpu,user
This will show the amount of CPU usage "user" is using.

2) ps aux | head
Will show the top ten processes hogging CPU.


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chrismaz earned 10 total points
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I do not know how to check for CPU utilization, but to check memory usage:  at a UNIX prompt, type dfspace and hit enter.  This will show how much free space is left on the disk.

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