understanding virtual memory

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Jan 23 06:51:28 PST 2006

"Michael P. Soulier" <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca> writes:

> [msoulier at kanga ~]$ sysctl -a | grep Memory
> Virtual Memory:         (Total: 724K, Active 545156K)
> Real Memory:            (Total: 232508K Active 124272K)
> Shared Virtual Memory:  (Total: 24684K Active: 11880K)
> Shared Real Memory:     (Total: 12124K Active: 6756K)
> Free Memory Pages:      14852K
> How can I have 724K of virtual memory with 545156K active? Am I reading this
> wrong?

On a quick look, it seems like a wraparound bug...

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