Oracle Linux: How To Get More Information From Runqueue Than Vmstat Provides

(Doc ID 2401058.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 to Oracle Linux 6.9 [Release OL6U7 to OL6U9]
Linux x86-64

Goal

How to get more information from runqueue when vmstat output is not enough.

#/usr/bin/vmstat 5 2

--time-- procs -----------memory---------- ---swap-- -----io---- --system-- -----cpu-----
r b swpd free buff cache si so bi bo in cs us sy id wa st
06:06:48 3 0 83200 16537332 1279456 19221676 0 0 0 176 29099 40030 11 3 86 0 0
06:06:53 2 0 83200 16546520 1279456 19219180 0 0 0 154 28145 39125 11 1 88 0 0
06:06:58 5 0 83200 16511552 1279456 19219840 0 0 2 86 28924 39831 11 1 87 0 0

man vmstat(8)

“r”: The number of runnable processes (running or waiting for run time).

but how to get more information on the running (or runnable) processes? Several methods can be used to get more information. This document provides two of them

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