dxsysinfo - Monitors a system and its file systems and devices
The System Information application has the following command line options. Specifies that the CPU Activity meter is displayed. Shrinks the window so that only the General Information area is visible. Specifies that the Device Information area is displayed. Specifies that the File System area is displayed. Specifies that the warning lights for file systems and swap space are displayed. Specifies that the Free Memory meter is displayed. Specifies that the Available Swap meter is displayed.
If you use these options 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 the options that the user specifies and any customizations made while running the application. If any of the above command-line options are used, the application does not use the settings in the user preferences file.
System Information accepts all of the standard X Toolkit command line options, which are documented in the OPTIONS section in the X(1X) reference page.
The following list documents selected X Toolkit options.
Specifies the color to use for the window background.
Specifies the display screen on which
displays its window. If the display option is not specified,
uses the display screen specified by your
environment variable. The display option has the format
hostname:number. The default is :0.
For more information, see the
Performs the same function as the
Specifies the color to use for the window foreground.
The System Information application, dxsysinfo, displays the following information about a system: Operating system and version, amount of RAM, and number of CPUs CPU activity, free memory, and available swap space File system utilization Disk and tape device names
from the CDE desktop, do the following:
Click on the Application Manager icon on the CDE front panel.
Double click on the System_Admin application group icon.
Double click on the DailyAdmin application group icon.
Double click on the System Information application icon.
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 click on the topics in the outline area to move through the online help. You can also click on hyperlinks, which are displayed using underlined text. In each dialog box within the application, you can click on the Help button to get reference information on that dialog box.
You can get help for a specified component in the application. To do
so, choose On Item from the Help menu in the application. The cursor changes
to a question mark. When you click with the question mark, reference information
is displayed about the part of the application that you clicked on.
To start System Information from the command line, enter dxsysinfo.
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
Contains user preferences that control the appearance of the
application, file system information, and device information
Contains the System Information executable
Contains the System Information help volume
Contains the default values for the application's X resources
Commands: sysman_intro(8X), df(1), ps(1), showmount(8), swapon(8), uname(1), vmstat(1), X(1X)