[ubuntu-uk] Churning hard disk, glacial startup

John jakewc2 at sky.com
Mon Jun 22 14:17:26 BST 2009


Sean Miller wrote:
> Okay, missed that.
>
> I find "atop" rather good because it lists used memory against
> committed memory, and if the latter is actually more than exists (ie.
> physical+virtual memory<committed memory) it's a sure sign that
> there's something eating memory like there is no tomorrow - and it
> paints it in red too, in order to highlight the issue.
>
> Worth a shot in diagnosing the issue.   At least it will rule out some
> memory issue.
>
> Sean
>   
Hi, I hope you dont mind me asking, but where is atop when installed, I 
cant find it anywhere. I have been following this thread as its 
something to learn. Where do I look for it?

Thanks

John.



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