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Re: Memory and quota issues.

To: Dana Soward <dragon@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Memory and quota issues.
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 16:28:00 -0500
Cc: Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb17@xxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Message from Dana Soward <dragon@xxxxxxxxxxx> of "Tue, 15 May 2001 14:23:38 PDT." <Pine.LNX.4.21.0105151421150.15848-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Could you send the output of 

        cat /proc/slabinfo

This will tell us where the memory might be if it is in the kernel.

Steve


> This is the output of free.  It IS using it, its not cached.
> 
> fudd:/home# free -m
>              total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
> Mem:           374        371          3          0          0         28
> -/+ buffers/cache:        342         32
> Swap:          384          4        380
> 
> This is my partition layout aswell:
> 
> fudd:/home# df -h
> Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
> /dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part5
>                       1.4G  157M  1.2G  12% /
> /dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part1
>                        15M  7.7M  7.7M  50% /boot
> /dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part6
>                       2.4G  1.3G  1.1G  52% /usr
> /dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part7
>                       1.9G   98M  1.8G   6% /var
> /dev/ide/host2/bus0/target0/lun0/part9
>                        27G   21G  6.2G  78% /home
> 
> All but / are xfs partitions.
> 
> Dana
> 
> On Tue, 15 May 2001, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 15 May 2001 at 1:47pm, Dana Soward wrote
> > 
> > > Is anyone else having memory problems  with the CVS kernel?  Ive got a
> > > server here with 384MB, and its using 325 of it right now.  It should be
> > > using about 30, tops.  It *might* be something to do with debian woody,
> > > but i wanna make sure no one else is having XFS issues.  Also, i cant see
> m
> > 
> > Are you sure that all that memory is being used?  The 2.4 kernel is very
> > aggressive when it comes to cacheing (which is a good thing).  What does
> > the output of 'free' say?
> > 
> > In general, you *want* all your memory used up.  You just don't want
> > running processes to be the ones using it all.
> > 
> > -- 
> > Joshua Baker-LePain
> > Department of Biomedical Engineering
> > Duke University
> > 



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