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dxsysinfo(8)							 dxsysinfo(8)



NAME

  dxsysinfo - Monitors system information such as CPU activity,	memory,	swap
  space, and file system usage

SYNOPSIS

  /usr/bin/X11/dxsysinfo [options]

OPTIONS

  -cpu
      Displays the CPU Activity	meter.

  -dashview
      Shrinks the window so that only the General Information area is visi-
      ble. The -dashview option	is ignored when	it conflicts with other
      options or when all of the components in the General Information area
      were deselected in a previous invocation of the System Information
      application.  This option	is incompatible	with the -fs option. If
      -dashview	is specified with -fs, -dashview is ignored.

  -fs Displays the File	System area.

  -lights
      Displays warning lights for file systems and swap	space that have
      exceeded the recommended threshold.

  -mem
      Displays the In-Use Memory meter.

  -swap
      Displays the Available Swap meter.

  When these options are used on the command line, only	the specified parts
  of the application are displayed.

  A user preferences file is created in	the user's home	directory the first
  time the application runs. It	records	user-specified options and any cus-
  tomizations made while running the application. If any of the	command	line
  options other	than the -dashview option are used, the	System Information
  application does not read the	View state settings in the user	preferences
  file.	If the -dashview option	is used	on the command line without any	other
  options, the application reads the View state	settings in the	user prefer-
  ences	file, $HOME/.sysman/Dxsysinfo.

  System Information accepts all of the	standard X Toolkit command line
  options, which are documented	in the X(1X) reference page.






DESCRIPTION

  Use the System Information application, dxsysinfo, to:

    +  Obtain general information about	the operating system and version,
       amount of RAM, and number of CPUs

    +  Monitor CPU activity, in-use memory, available swap space, and file
       system usage

    +  Set and modify file system thresholds

  To start dxsysinfo from the CDE desktop:

   1.  Click on	the Application	Manager	icon on	the CDE	front panel.

   2.  Double click on the System_Admin	application group icon.

   3.  Double click on the DailyAdmin application group	icon.

   4.  Double click on the System Information application icon.

EXAMPLES

  To start System Information from the command line, enter:

       /usr/bin/X11/dxsysinfo

  Online Help


  For additional information about the graphical user interface, see the
  online help volume. To open the online help volume from within System
  Information, run the application and choose Overview from the	Help menu in
  the main window.

  You can view the System Information online help volume without running the
  application. To open the System Information help volume from the command
  line,	enter the following command:

       /usr/dt/bin/dthelpview -helpVolume \
       /usr/dt/appconfig/help/C/Dxsysinfo.sdl

FILES

  $HOME/.sysman/Dxsysinfo
      Contains user preferences	that control the appearance of the applica-
      tion, file system	information, and device	information

  /usr/bin/X11/dxsysinfo
      Contains the System Information executable

  /usr/dt/appconfig/help/C/Dxsysinfo.sdl
      Contains the System Information help volume

  /usr/lib/X11/app-defaults/Dxsysinfo
      Contains the default values for the application's	X resources









SEE ALSO

  Commands: df(1), ps(1), showmount(8),	swapon(8), sysman_intro(8), uname(1),
  vmstat(1), X(1X)