Measuring Free memory

Mario Lobo lobo at
Wed Mar 17 18:44:36 UTC 2010

Hi to all;

I am trying to get the most precise reading I can of all free memory (8-

I am using 
/usr/bin/vmstat | grep -a 2 | awk '{print $5}'

But I'm not sure if this reflects ALL free memory.

Would anyone have a more precise place to read free memory from?

Mario Lobo
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