IPCS(1) User Commands IPCS(1)NAMEipcs - provide information on ipc facilities
SYNOPSISipcs [-asmq] [-tclup]
ipcs [-smq] -i id
DESCRIPTIONipcs 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:
SEE ALSOipcrm(1), ipcmk(1)CONFORMING TO
The Linux ipcs utility is not fully compatible to the POSIX ipcs util‐
ity. 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.
krishna balasubramanian (email@example.com)
The ipcs command is part of the util-linux package and is available
util-linux February 2008 IPCS(1)