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Old 04-08-2009, 07:31 PM   #1
mohitanchlia
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top shows high memory used but processes don't add up


When I do a top on Red Hat Linux I see high memory used. But when I add up the memory being used by all the processes it's not even nearly as much as I see in top. So for eg: I see that out of 6G Mem around 5.5G is in use. But If I add up memory being used by all the processes it's only around 3G.
 
Old 04-08-2009, 08:26 PM   #2
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This Might help you :

http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-1139
 
Old 04-08-2009, 10:08 PM   #3
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Mem:    553164k total,   539668k used,    13496k free,    19340k buffers
Swap:   131064k total,     1172k used,   129892k free,   128856k cached
 
  


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