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From: Dominik Kubla <dominik@kubla.de>
To: root@chaos.analogic.com
Cc: Stephen Satchell <list@satchell.net>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Swap performance statistics in 2.6 -- which /proc file has it?
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2003 20:53:41 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3FD62845.8090301@kubla.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0312091014250.525@chaos>

Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> If you need statistics v.s. time, you need to write an application
> that samples things at some fixed interval. In a previous life,
> I requested that "nr_free_pages()" be accessible from user-space,
> probably via /proc. That's all you need. Maybe that could be
> added now?  In any event, samping free pages at some fixed-time
> interval should give you all the information you need.

vmstat -a
sar -B
sar -r

O'Reilly's "System Performance Tuning" might make for an interesting read,
especially pages 110ff (also its Linux informations are a bit out of date).

Regards,
   Dominik Kubla
-- 
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit
atrocities.    (Francois Marie Arouet aka Voltaire, 1694-1778)


  reply	other threads:[~2003-12-09 19:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <BF1FE1855350A0479097B3A0D2A80EE00184D619@hdsmsx402.hd.intel.com>
2003-12-08 19:29 ` balance interrupts Len Brown
2003-12-08 20:00   ` Julien Oster
2003-12-08 20:02     ` Julien Oster
2003-12-08 21:46     ` Len Brown
2003-12-09  3:51   ` Bob
2003-12-09  5:11     ` Stephen Satchell
2003-12-09 13:19     ` Swap performance statistics in 2.6 -- which /proc file has it? Stephen Satchell
2003-12-09 13:56       ` Richard B. Johnson
2003-12-09 14:46         ` Stephen Satchell
2003-12-09 15:25           ` Richard B. Johnson
2003-12-09 19:53             ` Dominik Kubla [this message]
2003-12-09 20:24               ` Richard B. Johnson
2003-12-10 10:18                 ` Dominik Kubla
2003-12-10  1:28               ` Stephen Satchell
2003-12-10 10:34                 ` Dominik Kubla
2003-12-10 13:06                   ` Answer to Swap performance statistics in 2.6 -- which /proc file has it Stephen Satchell

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