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Shared Memory Allocation

abhay kumar_2
Occasional Contributor

Shared Memory Allocation

We have 8 Gb main memory. Out of which 5 Gb is allocated to shared memory.

I want to know how much of the 3 Gb allocated to OS is actually being used.

If I use VMSTAT -P, it also includes the shared memory.

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Ralf Puchner
Honored Contributor

Re: Shared Memory Allocation

ipcs -am or ipcs -b


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abhay kumar_2
Occasional Contributor

Re: Shared Memory Allocation

I am interested in knowing only about the "non-shared memory" allocation. Specifically,

>> how much of the memory allocated to OS is being used ?