On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 12:23 PM, James F Ross
> I don't believe that I am running devIocStats. It is running a very old
> version of epics: 3.13.10. Do you happen to know if this is compatible with
> devIocStats? If so, and I install it, would it require changes to the
> source code or just to the db files to include a memory PV?
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 11:34 AM, Tim Mooney <firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Hi James,
>> Are you running devIocStats?
>> If so, memory is available as a PV whose value you could record in any
>> number of ways.
>> From: "James F Ross" <email@example.com
>> To: "EPICS Tech Talk" <Techfirstname.lastname@example.org
>> Sent: Monday, January 28, 2013 10:18:52 AM
>> Subject: memory and vxWorks based IOCs
>> Hello everyone,
>> I suppose this is more a vxWorks question than an epics question, but here
>> is the issue.
>> I've got a VME based IOC running here at STAR that is having memory
>> problems. Basically we noticed this issue as every 24-48 hours the IOC
>> would lose communication and all GUIs associated with it would go blank.
>> The solution is to re-start the IOC by rebooting the VME, but doing this
>> every day is not a good solution.
>> The epics is running on vxWorks, so I can use the memShow command to show
>> the memory usage at a given time. I can see that as I open more and more
>> GUIs, the memory fills up. At least part of the cause of the loss of
>> communication has to do with too many people opening GUIs relating to this
>> IOC at the same time. However, I am not certain that this is the only
>> What I would like is to track the memory usage over time to see if there
>> is a time component as well as just too many GUIs being opened. Does anyone
>> know how to do this in vxWorks? Get it to print its memory usage every
>> minute or so to a log file or something similar?