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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-procps" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="procps-ng.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>procps-ng</productname>
13 <productnumber>&procps-ng-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&procps-ng-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Procps-ng-&procps-ng-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps">
20 <primary sortas="a-Procps">Procps-ng</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The Procps-ng package contains programs for monitoring processes.</para>
27
28 <!-- TODO This note will probably not be needed at the next revision. -->
29 <note>
30 <para>This package extracts to the directory
31 <filename class="directory">procps-3.3.17</filename>,
32 not the expected
33 <filename class="directory">procps-ng-3.3.17</filename>.</para>
34 </note>
35
36 <segmentedlist>
37 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
38 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
39
40 <seglistitem>
41 <seg>&procps-ng-fin-sbu;</seg>
42 <seg>&procps-ng-fin-du;</seg>
43 </seglistitem>
44 </segmentedlist>
45
46 </sect2>
47
48 <sect2 role="installation">
49 <title>Installation of Procps-ng</title>
50
51 <para>Prepare procps-ng for compilation:</para>
52
53<screen revision="sysv"><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr \
54 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/procps-ng-&procps-ng-version; \
55 --disable-static \
56 --disable-kill</userinput></screen>
57
58<screen revision="systemd"><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr \
59 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/procps-ng-&procps-ng-version; \
60 --disable-static \
61 --disable-kill \
62 --with-systemd</userinput></screen>
63
64 <variablelist>
65 <title>The meaning of the configure option:</title>
66
67 <varlistentry>
68 <term><parameter>--disable-kill</parameter></term>
69 <listitem>
70 <para>This switch disables building the <command>kill</command>
71 command that will be installed by the Util-linux package.</para>
72 </listitem>
73 </varlistentry>
74 </variablelist>
75
76 <para>Compile the package:</para>
77
78<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
79<!--
80 <para>The test suite needs some custom modifications for LFS.
81 Remove a test that fails when scripting does not use a tty device and
82 fix two others.
83 To run the test suite, run the following commands:</para>
84
85<screen><userinput remap="test">sed -i -r 's|(pmap_initname)\\\$|\1|' testsuite/pmap.test/pmap.exp
86sed -i '/set tty/d' testsuite/pkill.test/pkill.exp
87rm testsuite/pgrep.test/pgrep.exp
88make check</userinput></screen>
89-->
90 <para> To run the test suite, run:</para>
91
92<screen><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
93
94 <para>Five tests related to pkill are known to fail due to a problem
95 with tests that were not updated.</para>
96
97 <para>Install the package:</para>
98
99<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
100
101 </sect2>
102
103 <sect2 id="contents-procps" role="content">
104 <title>Contents of Procps-ng</title>
105
106 <segmentedlist>
107 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
108 <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
109 <segtitle>Installed directories</segtitle>
110
111 <seglistitem>
112 <seg>free, pgrep, pidof, pkill, pmap, ps, pwdx, slabtop,
113 sysctl, tload, top, uptime, vmstat, w, and watch</seg>
114 <seg>libprocps.so</seg>
115 <seg>/usr/include/proc and /usr/share/doc/procps-ng-&procps-ng-version;</seg>
116 </seglistitem>
117 </segmentedlist>
118
119 <variablelist>
120 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
121 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
122 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
123
124 <varlistentry id="free">
125 <term><command>free</command></term>
126 <listitem>
127 <para>Reports the amount of free and used memory (both physical and
128 swap memory) in the system</para>
129 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps free">
130 <primary sortas="b-free">free</primary>
131 </indexterm>
132 </listitem>
133 </varlistentry>
134
135 <varlistentry id="pgrep">
136 <term><command>pgrep</command></term>
137 <listitem>
138 <para>Looks up processes based on their name and other attributes</para>
139 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps pgrep">
140 <primary sortas="b-pgrep">pgrep</primary>
141 </indexterm>
142 </listitem>
143 </varlistentry>
144
145 <varlistentry id="pidof">
146 <term><command>pidof</command></term>
147 <listitem>
148 <para>Reports the PIDs of the given programs</para>
149 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps pidof">
150 <primary sortas="b-pidof">pidof</primary>
151 </indexterm>
152 </listitem>
153 </varlistentry>
154
155 <varlistentry id="pkill">
156 <term><command>pkill</command></term>
157 <listitem>
158 <para>Signals processes based on their name and other attributes</para>
159 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps pkill">
160 <primary sortas="b-pkill">pkill</primary>
161 </indexterm>
162 </listitem>
163 </varlistentry>
164
165 <varlistentry id="pmap">
166 <term><command>pmap</command></term>
167 <listitem>
168 <para>Reports the memory map of the given process</para>
169 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps pmap">
170 <primary sortas="b-pmap">pmap</primary>
171 </indexterm>
172 </listitem>
173 </varlistentry>
174
175 <varlistentry id="ps">
176 <term><command>ps</command></term>
177 <listitem>
178 <para>Lists the current running processes</para>
179 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps ps">
180 <primary sortas="b-ps">ps</primary>
181 </indexterm>
182 </listitem>
183 </varlistentry>
184
185 <varlistentry id="pwait">
186 <term><command>pwait</command></term>
187 <listitem>
188 <para>Waits for a process to finish before executing.</para>
189 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps pwait">
190 <primary sortas="b-pwait">pwait</primary>
191 </indexterm>
192 </listitem>
193 </varlistentry>
194
195 <varlistentry id="pwdx">
196 <term><command>pwdx</command></term>
197 <listitem>
198 <para>Reports the current working directory of a process</para>
199 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps pwdx">
200 <primary sortas="b-pwdx">pwdx</primary>
201 </indexterm>
202 </listitem>
203 </varlistentry>
204
205 <varlistentry id="slabtop">
206 <term><command>slabtop</command></term>
207 <listitem>
208 <para>Displays detailed kernel slab cache information in real time</para>
209 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps slabtop">
210 <primary sortas="b-slabtop">slabtop</primary>
211 </indexterm>
212 </listitem>
213 </varlistentry>
214
215 <varlistentry id="sysctl">
216 <term><command>sysctl</command></term>
217 <listitem>
218 <para>Modifies kernel parameters at run time</para>
219 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps sysctl">
220 <primary sortas="b-sysctl">sysctl</primary>
221 </indexterm>
222 </listitem>
223 </varlistentry>
224
225 <varlistentry id="tload">
226 <term><command>tload</command></term>
227 <listitem>
228 <para>Prints a graph of the current system load average</para>
229 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps tload">
230 <primary sortas="b-tload">tload</primary>
231 </indexterm>
232 </listitem>
233 </varlistentry>
234
235 <varlistentry id="top">
236 <term><command>top</command></term>
237 <listitem>
238 <para>Displays a list of the most CPU intensive processes; it
239 provides an ongoing look at processor activity in real time</para>
240 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps top">
241 <primary sortas="b-top">top</primary>
242 </indexterm>
243 </listitem>
244 </varlistentry>
245
246 <varlistentry id="uptime">
247 <term><command>uptime</command></term>
248 <listitem>
249 <para>Reports how long the system has been running, how many users are
250 logged on, and the system load averages</para>
251 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps uptime">
252 <primary sortas="b-uptime">uptime</primary>
253 </indexterm>
254 </listitem>
255 </varlistentry>
256
257 <varlistentry id="vmstat">
258 <term><command>vmstat</command></term>
259 <listitem>
260 <para>Reports virtual memory statistics, giving information about
261 processes, memory, paging, block Input/Output (IO), traps, and CPU
262 activity</para>
263 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps vmstat">
264 <primary sortas="b-vmstat">vmstat</primary>
265 </indexterm>
266 </listitem>
267 </varlistentry>
268
269 <varlistentry id="w">
270 <term><command>w</command></term>
271 <listitem>
272 <para>Shows which users are currently logged on, where, and since
273 when</para>
274 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps w">
275 <primary sortas="b-w">w</primary>
276 </indexterm>
277 </listitem>
278 </varlistentry>
279
280 <varlistentry id="watch">
281 <term><command>watch</command></term>
282 <listitem>
283 <para>Runs a given command repeatedly, displaying the first
284 screen-full of its output; this allows a user to watch the output
285 change over time</para>
286 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps watch">
287 <primary sortas="b-watch">watch</primary>
288 </indexterm>
289 </listitem>
290 </varlistentry>
291
292 <varlistentry id="libprocps">
293 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libprocps</filename></term>
294 <listitem>
295 <para>Contains the functions used by most programs in this
296 package</para>
297 <indexterm zone="ch-system-procps libprocps">
298 <primary sortas="c-libprocps">libprocps</primary>
299 </indexterm>
300 </listitem>
301 </varlistentry>
302
303 </variablelist>
304
305 </sect2>
306
307</sect1>
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