Originally Posted by pinga123
Which command you are talking about.
# ps aux --sort pmem
# ps aux --sort rss
I'm sure he's talking about ps aux --sort pmem
, which does not work on procps versions 3.2.8-9, 3.2.8-10 and 220.127.116.11 (the ones I could check, probably 18.104.22.168 up to 22.214.171.124 are also not patched yet).
ps aux --sort rss
does work on the three versions I checked.
Hope this helps.