In the last episode (Sep 01), Bill Moran said:
> In response to Per olof Ljungmark <p...@intersonic.se>:
> > What is a good way to find out how memory is used? Have a 6.4 box where
> > memory is used by something but I fail to see what is using it - tried
> > different switches to ps(1), tried the stat tools but a big chunk of
> > memory does not show at all.
> > 
> > A proper tool for analyzing memory usage "live", this is a production
> > box?
> 
> I've always been able to get what I need from top.  You can do -o res to
> sort by resident memory usage, which helps.

ps will sort by memory usage when given the -m flag.  Also check ipcs -a to
see if there are any sysv shared memory segments hanging arnound.  If you
don't see anything using the memory, where are you seeing that "something"
is using it?

-- 
        Dan Nelson
        dnel...@allantgroup.com
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