[RndTbl] process accouting, fields meaning?
Grigory.Shamov at umanitoba.ca
Wed Apr 27 12:33:21 CDT 2016
Thanks, man 5 acct was useful!
I've also learned from it that times are in clock ticks.
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On 16-04-27 12:10 AM, "roundtable-bounces at muug.mb.ca on behalf of Trevor
Cordes" <roundtable-bounces at muug.mb.ca on behalf of trevor at tecnopolis.ca>
>On 2016-04-26 Grigory Shamov wrote:
>> sh | 0.0| 0.0| 11.0| 0| 0|107328.0| 19284
>> 3258|Tue Apr 26 04:17:07 2016
>> First three floats are runtimes, then UID|GID; last is the date it
>> ended. Googling brought me "memory" and "io" for the two other fields
>> but I am still at loss.
>> What is memory here? And why io is two numbers (read/write? Which is
>Man do the man pages for this whole subsystem suck!
>"man 5 acct" is the closest I get to something useful. From the C
>struct shown, excluding the "unused" lines, I would hazard a guess that
>memory is "Average memory usage (kB)" and the 2 numbers aren't io but
>minor/major page faults. That actually jives with the numbers you
>You should be easily be able to confirm if it's pf's by running:
>(at least on tcsh)
>My shell shows me pagefaults major+minor when I set:
>set time = (1 "%U+%Sc %Es %P %X+%D<%Mk | %w+%ccs %F+%Rpg %Wsw %ksg")
>If the pf from time lines up with what acct says then voila.
>"Average memory usage" is a bit of a weird stat, but could be handy.
>Maybe Adam can speak more to that.
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