#3639 Real memory displays wrong

1.450
closed-fixed
5
2010-03-26
2010-03-25
miro igov
No

OS: Debian 4.0
Webmin 1.45

On the main page in the System information box it displays:
Real memory 1.98 GB total, 445.42 MB used
Command top in ssh displays:
Mem: 2076840k total, 1811864k used, 264976k free

Discussion

  • Jamie Cameron

    Jamie Cameron - 2010-03-26
    • status: open --> closed-fixed
     
  • Jamie Cameron

    Jamie Cameron - 2010-03-26

    Actually, I think Webmin is correct here. When computing free memory, it also includes memory that is currently used for buffer caching ,, which top puts into the "cached" and "buffers" fields. Webmin counts this as free as it can be useful by other processes at any time.

     

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