[maemo-users] Updates in red-pill mode

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Fri Sep 14 15:30:22 EEST 2007

ext Thomas Leavitt wrote:
> I will note, however, and I'm not entirely sure why, that with no 
> applications running (other than the notice bar stuff at the top), my 
> system consumes 60 megs of memory... I just got a new 2 gb MMC card, so 
> I've enabled 64 mb of virtual memory (I had 24 before, on the 64 meg 
> card, and I regularly ran it to 90% of total memory used). It doesn't 
> seem reasonable to me that the OS would consume all available memory and 
> leave nothing for applications, but I don't know if I've "customized" 
> the thing enough that the memory usage profile is anomalous.

How do you measure that it consumes 60 MB of memory?
(without swap, you should count it from /proc/meminfo:

What top & ps say to consume most memory?  What extra processes
(ssh etc) you have running and do you have any (extra) Desktop applets

	- Eero

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