what commands show memory usage

Tim Daneliuk tundra at tundraware.com
Wed May 15 02:09:10 UTC 2013

On 05/14/2013 08:56 PM, Joe wrote:
> Tim Daneliuk wrote:
>> On 05/14/2013 08:32 PM, Joe wrote:
>>> When stopping vnet jails get message about lost memory pages.
>>> What console commands show available memory pages so I can determine the lost memory pages after 100 stopped jails?
>>> Want to find out if that lost memory page message is bogus or not.
>> Look at 'vmstat' and 'free' commands.
> can't find any "free" command

Sorry Joe (and everyone), I had a brief bit flip.  The command is
actually called freebsd-memory and is not in the base system.
It's an addon from Ralph Engelshall and can be found here:


(If you care, the 'free' command is how you do this on Linux.)

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