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Re: /proc/meminfo

On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 01:32:54PM -0600, Charles Menzes wrote:
> Any know how often /proc/meminfo is updated? Is it completely dynamic?

It's never updated, it's not a file! It's just a filesystem interface
to the kernel. When you poll /proc/meminfo, you get the state of the
system *right then*. If the values don't change between polls it means
that the memory configuration hasn't changed.

Jordan Bettis <http://www.hafd.org/~jordanb>
Get into a rut early: Do the same process the same way. Accumulate idioms. 
Standardize. The only difference(!) between Shakespeare and you was the size 
of his idiom list - not the size of his vocabulary.
          -- Alan J Perlis: Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN 1982

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