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pcp-meminfo - Man Page

Report statistics for System Memory.


pcp [pcp options] meminfo [-s samples] [-a archive] [-S start_time] [-T end_time]


The pcp-meminfo command is used for viewing the different kinds of stats related to memory. Using various options it helps a user to analyze useful information related to the memory availability. This information includes total memory, memory available, shared memory, etc. By default pcp-meminfo reports live data for the local host.


-a,  --archive

Fetch /proc/meminfo for a specified archive file

-s,  --samples

Get the meminfo for specified number of samples count

-S, --start TIME

Filter the samples from the archive from the given time

-T, --finish TIME

Filter the samples from the archive till the given time

-V,  --version

Display version number and exit.

-?,  --help

Display usage message and exit.


pcp-meminfo collects information from /proc/meminfo and aims to be command line and output compatible with it.

PCP Environment

Environment variables with the prefix PCP_ are used to parameterize the file and directory names used by PCP. On each installation, the file /etc/pcp.conf contains the local values for these variables. The $PCP_CONF variable may be used to specify an alternative configuration file, as described in pcp.conf(5).

For environment variables affecting PCP tools, see pmGetOptions(3).

See Also

PCPIntro(1), pcp(1), pmParseInterval(3) and environ(7).


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