top shows only part of available physmem

Andriy Gapon avg at
Tue Feb 15 13:56:29 UTC 2011

on 28/01/2011 12:37 Bartosz Stec said the following:
> Day 2 after reboot:
> Mem: 100M Active, 415M Inact, 969M Wired, 83M Cache, 199M Buf, 21M Free
> Sum: 1588MB
> 1/4 of total RAM disappeared already.
> Anyone knows what possibly happening here or maybe I should hire some voodoo
> shaman to expel memory-eating-ghost from the machine ;)?


just in case, have you noticed a separate (later) discussion of this issue and its
(relatively recent) resolution by Kostik Belousov (kib@)?

Andriy Gapon

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