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SubjectRe: 2.4.x Shared memory question
Its supposed to, its too costly to calculate shared memory with the new VM
I'm told.

Shawn.

LA Walsh wrote:

> Another oddity -- I notice things taking alot more memory
> in 2.4. This coincides with 'top' consistently showing I have 0 shared
> memory. These two observations would have me wondering if I
> have somehow misconfigured my system to disallow sharing. Note
> that /proc/meminfo also shows 0 shared memory:
>
> total: used: free: shared: buffers: cached:
> Mem: 525897728 465264640 60633088 0 82145280 287862784
> Swap: 270909440 0 270909440
> MemTotal: 513572 kB
> MemFree: 59212 kB
> MemShared: 0 kB
> Buffers: 80220 kB
> Cached: 281116 kB
> Active: 22340 kB
> Inact_dirty: 338996 kB
> Inact_clean: 0 kB
> Inact_target: 0 kB
> HighTotal: 0 kB
> HighFree: 0 kB
> LowTotal: 513572 kB
> LowFree: 59212 kB
> SwapTotal: 264560 kB
> SwapFree: 264560 kB
>
> Not that it seems unrelated, but I do have filesystem type shm
> mounted on /dev/shm as suggested for POSIX shared memory.
>
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> Linda A Walsh | Trust Technology, Core Linux, SGI
> law@sgi.com | Voice: (650) 933-5338
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> Linda A Walsh | Trust Technology, Core Linux, SGI
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