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NAME

ipcs - provide information on ipc facilities

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
See Also
Conforming To
Author
Availability

SYNOPSIS

ipcs [-asmq] [-tclup]
ipcs [-smq] -i id
ipcs -h

DESCRIPTION

ipcs provides information on the ipc facilities for which the calling process has read access.

The -i option allows a specific resource id to be specified. Only information on this id will be printed.

Resources may be specified as follows:
-m shared memory segments
-q message queues
-s semaphore arrays
-a all (this is the default)
The output format may be specified as follows:
-t time
-p pid
-c creator
-l limits
-u summary

SEE ALSO

ipcrm(1), ipcmk(1)

CONFORMING TO

The Linux ipcs utility is not fully compatible to the POSIX ipcs utility. The Linux version does not support the -b and -o options, but does support the -l and -u options not defined by POSIX. The portable application shall not use the -a, -b, -o, -l, and -u options.

AUTHOR

krishna balasubramanian (balasub@cis.ohio-state.edu)

AVAILABILITY

The ipcs command is part of the util-linux package and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.


util-linux IPCS (1) February 2008
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