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Old 07-01-2010, 05:02 PM   #1
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top command output in "human readable"


Okay this is a dumb question...

The top command by default displays in "k" ...how can I make it display in "M"?

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Old 07-01-2010, 06:28 PM   #2
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Unfortunately not possible, but you can use free -m

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Old 07-01-2010, 06:33 PM   #3
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Unfortunately not possible, but you can use free -m

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Yeah I knew about free :\

Not what I was looking for...oh well
 
Old 07-13-2012, 11:59 AM   #4
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"human readable" top

The man is a bit obscure but I think top -M will do what you're looking for.
 
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Old 07-18-2012, 06:37 PM   #5
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The man is a bit obscure but I think top -M will do what you're looking for.
Thanks a million
 
Old 07-18-2012, 08:16 PM   #6
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Quick research: -M avail on RHEL6.x, NOT on RHEL 5.x (at least on one of each here ...)
 
Old 07-18-2012, 10:00 PM   #7
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Hahaha, thanks a -M illion.
 
  


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