linux-vmstats

Reports the I/O status of the system. In order to use this command, the vmstat command must be available on your system.

Syntax

linux-vmstats

Description

After running the linux-vmstats command, the output fields are as follows:

Output Fields

FieldTypeDescription
swap_sizeLongAmount of virtual memory used
free_sizeLongAmount of free virtual memory
buffer_sizeLongAmount of memory used as buffers
cache_sizeLongAmount of memory used as page cache
swap_inLongAmount of memory swapped in from disk per second
swap_outLongAmount of memory swapped to disk per second
block_inLongBlocks received from a block device per second
block_outLongBlocks sent to a block device per second