ps acting weird?
danny at cs.huji.ac.il
Wed Jan 21 03:21:18 PST 2009
> On Wed, 21 Jan 2009, Danny Braniss wrote:
> > thanks Robert, it is always educational to read your answers!
> > i have set kern.ps_arg_cache_limit, as you suggested to 4k, but i think 512
> > would have been enough (excluding those pathological cases of 'command *')
> > btw, this tomcat/java command line was 312 (why not use a config file!).
> > which brings on another issue:
> > ps -o command= -p 777
> > /usr/local/diablo-jdk1.6.0/bin/java -Djava.endorsed.dirs= -classpath [...]
> > while
> > ps -o comm= -p 777
> > java
> ps distinguishes "comm", which is the binary name as stored in the process
> structure's p_comm field, and the command line, which is p_args. From the
> ps(1) man page:
> The following is a complete list of the available keywords and their
> meanings. Several of them have aliases (keywords which are synonyms).
> comm command
> command command and arguments
hehe, i read the manual :-), hence my question, the only difference, from the
manual, is that command is comm and arguments, which now you explained that
it's not so.
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