Shell commands to find available memory

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Tue Aug 14 14:30:11 CDT 2012


AHAH! vm_stat will give you what you want. (page size * pages free) + page size * pages inactive). Again correct me if I am wrong. 

Bob


On Aug 14, 2012, at 11:54 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> Andre Garzia wrote:
>> Maybe one of the keys output from:
>> 
>> sysctl -a | grep mem
>> 
>> will help you.
> 
> While I was initially impressed with the speed, I'm not sure the free mem is among the output - here's an example:
> 
> hw.physmem = 2147483648
> hw.usermem = 1420754944
> hw.memsize = 2147483648
> vm.memory_pressure: 0
> hw.memsize: 2147483648
> machdep.memmap.Conventional: 2143322112
> machdep.memmap.RuntimeServices: 331776
> machdep.memmap.ACPIReclaim: 86016
> machdep.memmap.ACPINVS: 2301952
> machdep.memmap.PalCode: 0
> machdep.memmap.Reserved: 0
> machdep.memmap.Unusable: 0
> machdep.memmap.Other: 0
> appleprofile.actions.callstack.max_memory: 0
> appleprofile.actions.kevent.max_memory: 0
> appleprofile.actions.register_state.max_memory: 0
> appleprofile.actions.threadinfo.max_memory: 0
> 
> 
> Any other clues?
> 
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