[j-nsp] Memory questions.

Richard A Steenbergen ras at e-gerbil.net
Mon Jul 7 14:26:47 EDT 2003

On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 10:42:53AM +0200, Magdy Albatooty (EG/EEL) wrote:
> Hi,
> 	The command "show system virtual-memory" displays the following:
> Memory Totals:  In Use    Free    Requests
>                          5497K     80K    15304448
> Why is free space too low? Is this normal?

This shows the allocation of memory within the kernel, and is completely 
normal. You want the "free" space value here to be low, as this means you 
are not wasting memory unnecessarily.

> Also, command "show system storage" shows several 100% capacity. Is this
> normal?

Anything mounted off a /dev/vn#, devfs, or procfs is by definition going
to be at 100% capacity.

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