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SubjectRe: which fields in /proc/meminfo are orthogonal?
On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 02:47:26PM -0600, Chris Friesen wrote:
> I've tried adding up
> MemFree+Buffers+Cached+AnonPages+Mapped+Slab+PageTables+VmallocUsed
>
> (hugepages are disabled and there is no swap)
>
> Shortly after boot this gets me within about 3MB of MemTotal. However,
> after 1070 minutes there is a 64MB difference between MemTotal and the
> above sum.

I believe that pages allocated directly with get_free_pages won't show
up in your sum. So, just look for someone doing a lot of that :-)

Jeff


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