Check Memory Information Using /proc/meminfo on Fedora 9

Computer Configuration GNU Linux Fedora using Linux Command


   The command example below use the /proc/meminfo to check memory information on Fedora.  The example below tested on Fedora 9 to check memory information on the system. Execute the cat /proc/meminfo command as show on example below to use cat command to display the contents of special file meminfo that contain current system memory information


Check memory info (meminfo):

Check memory information using proc meminfo on Fedora

[root@fedora ~]# cat /proc/meminfo

MemTotal:       831660 kB

MemFree:        370592 kB

Buffers:         79000 kB

Cached:         221884 kB

SwapCached:          0 kB

Active:         255896 kB

Inactive:       154628 kB

HighTotal:           0 kB

HighFree:            0 kB

LowTotal:       831660 kB

LowFree:        370592 kB

SwapTotal:      557048 kB

SwapFree:       557048 kB

Dirty:              16 kB

Writeback:           0 kB

AnonPages:      109640 kB

Mapped:          48768 kB

Slab:            39792 kB

SReclaimable:    31604 kB

SUnreclaim:       8188 kB

PageTables:       3540 kB

NFS_Unstable:        0 kB

Bounce:              0 kB

CommitLimit:    972876 kB

Committed_AS:   459460 kB

VmallocTotal:   184312 kB

VmallocUsed:      3152 kB

VmallocChunk:   180948 kB

HugePages_Total:     0

HugePages_Free:      0

HugePages_Rsvd:      0

HugePages_Surp:      0

Hugepagesize:     4096 kB

[root@fedora ~]#



san said...

Thanks for the info,
I want to ask you, how if the meminfo is empty?