Measuring Free Memory and Kernel Cache Size on Linux

Measuring Linux free memory and kernel cache size can be somewhat tricky. You might look at /proc/meminfo for the answer (commas
added):

# cat /proc/meminfo
MemTotal:       24,736,604 kB
MemFree:         3,805,392 kB
Buffers:           743,016 kB
Cached:         18,188,208 kB
...

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Measuring Free Memory and Kernel Cache Size on Linux
By  , May 02, 2012

Measuring Linux free memory and kernel cache size can be somewhat tricky. You might look at /proc/meminfo for the answer (commas
added):

# cat /proc/meminfo
MemTotal:       24,736,604 kB
MemFree:         3,805,392 kB
Buffers:           743,016 kB
Cached:         18,188,208 kB
...

Continue Reading »

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