Process Management


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Process Management Tasks
Nice Ranges
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Process Management Tasks

Task Description Tru64 UNIX V5.1x HP-UX 11i v2
Display current statistics
for running processes
Using SysMan Menu:

N/A


GUI:

Process Tuner (dxproctuner)

Using SAM:

Process Control  Process Management

Command:

ps

Command:

ps

Report system activity Using SysMan Menu:

N/A


GUI:

System Information (dxsysinfo)

Using SAM:

Performance Monitors  System Activity

Command:

sar (SVE)

Command:

sar

Stopping a Process Using SysMan Menu:

N/A


GUI:

Process Tuner (dxproctuner)

Using SAM:

  1. Process Control  Process Management
  2. Select process
  3. Actions Safe Kill
Command:

kill -HUP

Command:

kill -HUP

Send signal to process Using SysMan Menu:

N/A


GUI:

Process Tuner (dxproctuner)

Using SAM:

Process Control  Process Management

Command:

kill

Command:

kill

Kill all other processes Command:

killall

Command:

killall

Display process thread,
virtual memory usage,
and CPU usage information
Using SysMan Menu:

N/A

Using SAM:

Performance Monitors  Processes With Highest CPU Usage

Command:

top (Freeware)

Command:

top

List PIDs of files that make up one or more special files or file structures open Command:

fuser

Command:

fuser

View Virtual Memory Statistics Using SysMan Menu:

Monitoring and Tuning  View Virtual Memory (VM) Statistics

Using SAM:

Performance Monitors  Virtual Memory Activity

Command:

vmstat

Command:

vmstat

Report I/O Statistics Using SysMan Menu:

Monitoring and Tuning  View Input/Output (I/O) statistics

Using SAM:

N/A

Command:

iostat

Command:

iostat

Set (Time Share) Scheduling Priorities
(nice values)
Using SysMan Menu:

N/A

Using SAM:
  1. Process Management Process Control
  2. Select process
  3. Actions  Modify Nice Priority ...
Command:

nice

Command:

nice

Reset (Time Share) Scheduling Priorities (nice values) Using SysMan Menu:

N/A


GUI:

Process Control

Using SAM:
  1. Process Management Process Control
  2. Select process
  3. Actions  Modify Nice Priority ...
Command:

renice

Command:

renice

Schedule cron job Using SysMan Menu:

General Tasks  Schedule tasks (cron)

Using SAM:
  1. Process Management  Scheduled Cron Jobs
  2. Actions  Add
Command:

crontab

Command:

crontab

Change cron job Using SysMan Menu:

General Tasks  Schedule tasks (cron)

Using SAM:
  1. Process Management  Scheduled Cron Jobs
  2. Select cron job
  3. Actions  Modify...
Command:

crontab

Command:

crontab

Delete cron job Using SysMan Menu:

General Tasks  Schedule tasks (cron)

Using SAM:
  1. Process Management  Scheduled Cron Jobs
  2. Select cron job
  3. Actions  Remove
Command:

crontab

Command:

crontab

Nice Ranges

NOTES Tru64 UNIX V5.1x HP-UX 11i v2
Nice Values Range: -20 to 20:
System range: -20 to 0
Nonprivileged users: 0 to 20
Range: 39 to 0

Signals

Signal
Number
Tru64 UNIX V5.1x HP-UX 11i v2
1 HUP HUP
2 INT INT
3 QUIT QUIT
4 ILL ILL
5 TRAP TRAP
6 LOST IOT
7 EMT EMT
8 FPE FPE
9 KILL KILL
10 BUS BUS
11 SEGV SEGV
12 SYS SYS
13 PIPE PIPE
14 ALRM ALRM
15 TERM TERM
16 URG USR1
17 STOP USR2
18 TSTP CHLD
19 CONT PWR
20 CHLD VTALRM
21 TTIN PROF
22 TTOU POLL
23 POLL WINCH
24 XCPU STOP
25 XFSZ TSTP
26 VTALRM CONT
27 PROF TTIN
28 WINCH TTOU
29 PWR URG
30 USR1 LOST
31 USR2 Reserved
32 RESV DIL
33 RTMIN XCPU
34 RTMIN+1 XFSZ
35 RTMIN+2 bad trap
36 RTMIN+3 bad trap
37 RTMIN+4 RTMIN
38 RTMIN+5 RTMIN+1
39 RTMIN+6 RTMIN+2
40 RTMIN+7 RTMIN+3
41 RTMAX-7 RTMAX-3
42 RTMAX-6 RTMAX-2
43 RTMAX-5 RTMAX-1
44 RTMAX-4 RTMAX
45 RTMAX-3  
46 RTMAX-2  
47 RTMAX-1  
48 RTMAX