systat -vm output showing negative total virtual memory

Ulrich Spoerlein uspoerlein at
Thu Nov 16 02:55:16 PST 2006

Hi all,

this is on a two week old RELENG_6. The machine has 4GB RAM,  SMP

CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.00GHz (3012.12-MHz 686-class CPU)
  Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0xf43  Stepping = 3
  AMD Features=0x20100000<NX,LM>
real memory  = 3489071104 (3327 MB)
avail memory = 3414265856 (3256 MB)
ACPI APIC Table: <PTLTD          APIC  >
FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 2 CPUs
 cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID:  0
 cpu1 (AP): APIC ID:  6

Mem:KB    REAL            VIRTUAL                     VN PAGER  SWAP PAGER
        Tot   Share      Tot    Share    Free         in  out     in  out
Act 1198620  115040  1480676   289860  153004 count
All 3330652  116920 -956751k   293960         pages

vm.vmtotal has this to say
System wide totals computed every five seconds: (values in kilobytes)
Processes:              (RUNQ: 3 Disk Wait: 1 Page Wait: 1 Sleep: 40)
Virtual Memory:         (Total: 815944K, Active 355288K)
Real Memory:            (Total: 2558540K Active 150424K)
Shared Virtual Memory:  (Total: 11460K Active: 7856K)
Shared Real Memory:     (Total: 6916K Active: 5044K)
Free Memory Pages:      890092K


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