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Old 03-27-2001, 05:03 AM   #1
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I've been asked to do some work using the ps command and some command line arguments. I have to run a program called mem1 and then as this is running, use the ps command and examine the output data.

The command I input is as follows:

%ps -C mem1 o tsiz,dsiz,vsz,rss,minflt,manflt

I understand what vsz and rss are but haven't got a clue what the other 4 parts are. I've examined the man pages and looked at number of books and websites but still haven't got a clue.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Old 03-27-2001, 03:41 PM   #2
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The entries seem to be the specific values you ask 'ps' to return.
'minflt' is the number of minor faults the process has-those which have not required loading a memory page from disk.
I can only guess from the documentation I've seen that
'tsiz' is the TSIZE or task size-the code size of the task, and 'dsiz' is the DSIZE or data size -the data size of the task. 'manflt' I cannot find-could it be 'majflt'? This is the major page faults of the process.
Hope it was of some help!


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