Big Loads

Matt Kettler mkettler at
Sat Mar 11 20:45:56 GMT 2006

mbneto wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there any tool or command that allows me to determine which part is
> the bottleneck in a busy system such as the one described?
> It could be the processor speed, the IO, the bus, memory etc.
> Adding more memory just to find out that the problem is the processor
> speed will do not good :)

free will give you a good idea as to how much memory is in use, etc.

top will give you a good idea of CPU usage, and has some of the memory info that
free displays.

More information about the MailScanner mailing list