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SubjectRe: MemShared == 0 ?
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On Monday 25 June 2001 11:21, Rodrigo Ventura wrote:
> /proc> cat version meminfo
> Linux version 2.4.6-pre3 (yoda@damasio) (gcc version 2.95.2 19991024
> (release)) #3 Mon Jun 18 19:00:11 WEST 2001 total: used: free:
> shared: buffers: cached:
> Mem: 261779456 256925696 4853760 0 134025216 82280448
> Swap: 271425536 10993664 260431872 ^^^^
> MemTotal: 255644 kB \
> MemFree: 4740 kB \
> MemShared: 0 kB <<<<<<<<<< **** What's the meaning of this?
> ***** Buffers: 130884 kB
>

From the discussion I've read elsewhere in this list, it means that this
value is just not computed anymore and is kept at 0 for compatibility with
old programs that parse this table. It seems that presenting this number was
computationaly expensive for the kernel.

regards
cumprimentos

Claudio

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