[typo] Heavy RAM usage? Instability?

Nicholas Van Weerdenburg vanweerd at gmail.com
Thu Mar 16 14:21:40 EST 2006


Hi,

My virtual and real memory tend to track together on textdrive.

virtual/real

startup
33088 29692

stabilizes around:
49312 43756

Not sure about the private/shared aspect.

Regards.
Nick

On 3/15/06, Kevin Ballard <kevin at sb.org> wrote:
>
> I see everybody throwing around a single number, but memory isn't
> just a single number. There's actually 4 components - real and
> virtual memory, and private vs. shared for each. What I tend to see
> is about 25MB of real memory (that's shared + private) and 25MB of
> virtual memory when I check my installation. What would be even more
> important would be the real *private* memory, that's how much RAM is
> dedicated to that process alone (shared includes things like loaded
> libraries and such, memory that's shared between processes), but I'm
> not sure the proper switches for `ps ` to get that with the OS
> running on my host.
>
> On Mar 15, 2006, at 7:44 PM, Nicholas Van Weerdenburg wrote:
>
> > The thing is, 50 MB might or might not be right -- it's hard to judge
> > without knowing what Typo is loading. But if other applications can be
> > around 30 MB (including mine), then that extra 20 MB should be for
> > something that justifies that much memory. Right now, I'm not sure
> > what
> > you could load that would take up 20 MB to display a few pages. If
> > it's
> > intentional, we should document it, but it might not be
> > intentional, in
> > which case it deserves a look.
> >
> > By the way, the behavior of my Typo is interesting. When it first
> > runs,
> > it's around 30MB (before any controllers are invoked). After the first
> > page load, it goes up to 50MB.  I load a bunch of pages and it's still
> > at 50 MB.  A day or so later, it'll be at 52 MB (during the time I've
> > checked, it hasn't been up for more than about a day), and I'm pretty
> > sure that no pages besides the ones I loaded earlier are being hit.
>
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