From: Stephen Watson <stephen@ke...> - 2009-09-27 16:22:18
Mark Williams <mark.williams@...> wrote:
> The Mem applet shows 85% (732 MB) of RAM being used, whereas htop shows
> only 560 MBs of RAM being used.
What does /proc/meminfo say?
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From: Mark Williams <mark.williams@nt...> - 2009-09-27 16:35:45
Stephen Watson wrote:
> Mark Williams<mark.williams@...> wrote:
>> The Mem applet shows 85% (732 MB) of RAM being used, whereas htop shows
>> only 560 MBs of RAM being used.
> What does /proc/meminfo say?
MemTotal: 881624 kB
MemFree: 24300 kB
Buffers: 39348 kB
Cached: 209708 kB
SwapCached: 11584 kB
Active: 341020 kB
Inactive: 437780 kB
Active(anon): 231416 kB
Inactive(anon): 306564 kB
Active(file): 109604 kB
Inactive(file): 131216 kB
Unevictable: 16 kB
Mlocked: 16 kB
SwapTotal: 2618552 kB
SwapFree: 2563048 kB
If that makes any sense.
I suspect htop only looks at processes being used by the user and not
root and mem looks at all processes regardless of user.