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SubjectRe: Strange memory usage reporting
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William Lee Irwin III <wli@holomorphy.com> writes:

> On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 02:18:54PM +0200, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> I was a little surprised to see top tell me this:
>> PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
>> 10642 mru 11 0 23200 81m 2740 S 0.0 37.0 0:00.07 tcvp
>> It didn't make sense that RES > VIRT, so I check /proc/pid/*. Their
>> contents are below. Am I missing something? Note that they are not
>> consistent with the 'top' line above, since they were copied at a
>> different time. The effect is easily reproducible. It happens every
>> time I run my music player with using ALSA.
>> The memory usage summary by top, also doesn't agree:
>
> What kernel version?

Sorry, I forgot that. It's 2.6.0-test4 with Nick Piggins' v7
scheduler patch. The machine I'm running on is a Pentium 4 based
laptop.

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Måns Rullgård
mru@users.sf.net
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