Vyatta Network OS Documentation

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show hardware mem

Displays information about the system memory.

show hardware mem

Operational mode

Use this command to view information about the system memory.

The following example shows memory information on R1.

vyatta@R1:~$ show hardware memory
MemTotal:       515972 kB
MemFree:        341468 kB
Buffers:         28772 kB
Cached:         116712 kB
SwapCached:          0 kB
Active:          35912 kB
Inactive:       117272 kB
HighTotal:           0 kB
HighFree:            0 kB
LowTotal:       515972 kB
LowFree:        341468 kB
SwapTotal:           0 kB
SwapFree:            0 kB
Dirty:               0 kB
Writeback:           0 kB
AnonPages:        7700 kB
Mapped:           4048 kB
Slab:            14644 kB
SReclaimable:     9440 kB
SUnreclaim:       5204 kB
PageTables:        288 kB
NFS_Unstable:        0 kB
Bounce:              0 kB
CommitLimit:    257984 kB
Committed_AS:    21636 kB
VmallocTotal:   507896 kB
VmallocUsed:      3896 kB
VmallocChunk:   503932 kB