Subject: Re: I can run that OS in *one* megabyte...
To: nm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 08/04/1998 14:58:59
On Tue, 04 Aug 1998 18:07:28 -0400
nm <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> This machine has 67108864 bytes of real memory so where did the 16113664
> bytes go?
> I assume that the kernel is using this much memory?
Some of it is buffer cache (spelled out in kernel messages), some of it
is overhead of kernel page tables needed to map the various pieces of
kernel address space.
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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