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Date:      Sun, 5 Aug 2007 11:49:02 -0400
From:      "fbsd2" <fbsd2@a1poweruser.com>
To:        <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   RE: How to know the size of RAM memory
Message-ID:  <NBECLJEKGLBKHHFFANMBAELLCFAA.fbsd2@a1poweruser.com>
In-Reply-To: <DB0D11F5-B091-42B2-AC7A-1B871C601AEE@gmail.com>

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I tried what people said to do and I get different values that do not match
what the bios say.
Why is there so large a difference?
How can this be explained???

# /root >sysctl -a | grep -i memory
Virtual Memory:         (Total: 2871K, Active 91444K)
Real Memory:            (Total: 37324K Active 12756K)
Shared Virtual Memory:  (Total: 15088K Active: 9864K)
Shared Real Memory:     (Total: 3284K Active: 2700K)
Free Memory Pages:      20896K


# /root >dmesg | grep -i memory
real memory  = 67108864 (64 MB)
avail memory = 56094720 (53 MB)

bios show
base       640k
extended 64512k
cache      384k
total = 65536k

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Shantanoo Mahajan
Sent: Sunday, August 05, 2007 2:52 AM
To: Prakash Poudyal
Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject: Re: How to know the size of RAM memory

On 05-Aug-07, at 8:53 AM, Prakash Poudyal wrote:

> Hello everybody,
>
> Can any body tell how to see the size of RAM memory in freebsd. ?

you may try:
sysctl -a | grep -i mem

shanatnoo
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