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Old 06-30-2004, 08:33 PM   #1
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tops - please explain

Can someone please explain me the tops snapshot why the used memory doesn't seems to match my box's physical memory?

11:24:39 up 7 days, 5:23, 1 user, load average: 2.58, 1.89, 1.90
122 processes: 119 sleeping, 1 running, 2 zombie, 0 stopped
CPU0 states: 49.2% user 11.4% system 0.0% nice 0.0% iowait 38.2% idle
CPU1 states: 51.4% user 11.1% system 0.0% nice 0.0% iowait 36.3% idle
Mem: 1030280k av, 951840k used, 78440k free, 0k shrd, 168772k buff
450628k actv, 110504k in_d, 13564k in_c
Swap: 522104k av, 86720k used, 435384k free 366160k cached


Old 06-30-2004, 09:16 PM   #2
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Hi, and welcome to LQ!

If you gave us an inidcation as to what the value is
meant to be? :)

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What do you have, 1gig of ram? What processes do you have running on that machine?
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Yep, we're assuming you have a gig of ram. What does free say - and how much ram do you think you have :-)
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Hi All, thanks for the replies!

Mem: 1030280k av, 900880k used, 129400k free, 0k shrd, 171932k buff
433816k actv, 85452k in_d, 14296k in_c
Swap: 522104k av, 86720k used, 435384k free 344432k cached

Just explain please what's in_d, in_c


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