Kernel Space: How Much Memory Am I Really Using?
Apr 26, 2007, 09:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Anybody who has tried to figure out why a Linux system is
running short of memory can attest that the memory usage
information made available by the kernel is, at best, difficult to
use. Matt Mackall has recently been working on a set of patches
aimed at improving this situation. Given the constraints imposed by
embedded Linux systems, it is not surprising that Matt chose the
Embedded Linux Conference to present his work (which, incidentally,
was funded by the Consumer Electronics Linux Forum)..."