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Re: [vox-tech] command to monitor memory usage
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Re: [vox-tech] command to monitor memory usage

> On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 9:22 AM, Peter Jay Salzman<p@dirac.org> wrote:
> > On Sat 22 Aug 09,  6:57 AM, Hai Yi <yihai2004@gmail.com> said:
> >> Hello friends:
> >>
> >> I was asked in an interview about the command to monitor the memory
> >> usage, and my answer was "top", however, the interviewer intended for
> >> the memory usage for individual process, and shamefully I couldn't
> >> come out with an answer, anyone can elaborate on it?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Hai
> >
> > Hello Hai,
> >
> > I would do something like this:
> >
> >   watch "ps <some options> | grep <some keyword>"
> >
> > like:
> >
> >   watch "ps aux | grep swiftfox"
> >
On Sat 22 Aug 09,  9:49 AM, Hai Yi <yihai2004@gmail.com> said:
> thanks pete, actually that's exactly what i responded, the interviewer
> didn't make a comment.

Maybe he didn't know about the "watch" command?  I've found that many people
never heard of "watch", even though it can be a really handy utility!
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