Strange top output

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at
Thu Jan 24 00:12:56 PST 2008

On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 12:58:32AM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote:
>There are two reasons for the behaviour you noticed:

And the third reason is that there's a minor bug in binutils that
results in text and data mappings being incorrectly rounded up to
the nearest 1MB instead of page.  This bloats the reported VSZ but
the additional address space is never accessed so the overal impact
is negligible.

Peter Jeremy
Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's inability to implement
an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their claimed behaviour.
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