understanding virtual memory

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at digitaltorque.ca
Tue Jan 24 06:41:47 PST 2006

On 23/01/06 Lowell Gilbert said:

> "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...

Does anyone know if it's a known problem? If not, I'd like to open a bug


Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca>
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a
touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
--Albert Einstein
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