output of top command question

Gobbledegeek gobbledegeek at gmail.com
Sun Nov 13 07:58:19 GMT 2005

Thanks. From the article I conclude that Active pages are:
Pages with page-used bit set
Inactive and cached refers to the different page queues.
But I could not correlate "wired" with anything. Any Tips?


On 11/12/05, Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr> wrote:
> On 2005-11-12 12:47, Gobbledegeek <gobbledegeek at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I wanted to know how to estimate at a quick glance, the TOTAL amount
> > of physical memory consumed by the system - if is it the "Active"
> > pages in Kbytes of Top command..
> Not really.
> Active, Cached, Wired and Buf memory is also 'in use'.

Nonchalantly yours
[Everything but Gobbledegook.. !!]

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