Monitor memory usage

watch vmstat -sSM
Monitor with watch command and vmstat, memory usage
Sample Output
Every 2,0s: vmstat -sSM                                                                                 Fri Dec  4 23:32:13 2009

          1482 M total memory
          194 M used memory
          109 M active memory
           59 M inactive memory
          288 M free memory
           13 M buffer memory
           68 M swap cache 

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2009-12-04 22:35:45

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