How much RAM does this AIX machine have?

Posted on 2001-06-26
Last Modified: 2010-04-22
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I have this AIX machine, all I have is a root shell right now :) and I need to know how much RAM the machine has. Any hints on wich command on AIX will show me?
Question by:mhomann
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The  commands

lsattr -El mem0 will give some output like below

size     128 Total amount of physical memory in Mbytes  False
goodsize 128 Amount of usable physical memory in Mbytes False
so u have 2048mb RAM, the other way to cross check it is

bootinfo -r
the output will be lke
131072 = 128mb  


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or, you can use:

lsattr -El sys0 -a realmem

if you like Kbytes better.  It will give output like:

realmem 4194304 Amount of usable physical memory in Kbytes False

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ok, all of you three have an answer for me that should do the trick; as I am not at the machine concerned right now, I'll check tomorrow; the first one to repeat his comment as an answer gets the score.

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oh well now I see the button 'accept comment as answer'...

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or, you can use:

lsattr -El sys0 -a realmem

if you like Kbytes better.  It will give output like:

realmem 4194304 Amount of usable physical memory in Kbytes False


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