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Old 03-11-2013, 01:26 PM   #1
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ps aux columns

I wan tot understand my app server process

I know ps aux

it dsiplays

tomcat 4045 0.3 21.5 7481532 1644932 ? Sl Mar05

please help me understand what are the columns , I only know the cpu and mem utilization.
what does
7481532 1644932 ?     Sl
they stand for?
Old 03-11-2013, 02:16 PM   #2
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man ps
7481532 1644932 ?       Sl
RSS: (Resident set size) the non-swapped physical memory that a task has used (in kiloBytes).
VSZ: Virtual memory size in KiB
TTY: Terminal that the process is running in
stat: process status
Check for PROCESS STATE CODES from the manual page
man ps
See also this thread.

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