BSD equivalent of Linux's free(1)?

Aleksandr Miroslav alexmiroslav at
Wed Aug 18 18:06:10 UTC 2010

on wed, aug 18, 2010 at 1:04 pm, chris maness <chris at> wrote:
> Would not the info displayed in the command "top" suffice?

Yes, "top -n 1" does (sort of) display the info I need.

The swap portion gives me the same info as Linux free, the memory
portion is more cryptic, I guess due to differences in how FreeBSD
allocates memory.

Although a BSD free would probably be easier to remember, top -n 1 does the job.

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