Memory Accounting, JDKs [was: Re: [Techtalk] Java on Linux]

Nicole Zimmerman colby at
Thu Jan 10 17:49:28 EST 2002

> Is the 243M memory used reported the real memory or virtual memory?  You
> probably want to be dealing in terms of virtual memory only for this
> exercise.

243M is MemTotal - MemFree in /proc/meminfo.

/proc/meminfo also reports shared = 0, buffers = 4M, cached = 130M, Active
= 187M, inactive = 31M.


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