Re: [vserver] "free" command inside vserver

From: Daniel Hokka Zakrisson <>
Date: Fri 25 Jan 2008 - 15:50:44 GMT
Message-ID: <57337.>

Belinda Lawson wrote:
> Hello again,
> Does anyone know why the free command inside the vserver does not report
> the
> actual size of the vserver? It reports the size of the machine's physical
> ram, not the limits of the vserver.

Set the VIRT_MEM flag,
which will show rss.hard - rss.soft as RAM, and the remainder as swap.
(Assuming Linux-VServer 2.1+)

> How, then, can my processes inside the vserver know what the memory limit?
> What are they looking at to determine the amount of available memory?
> I'm a bit frustrated with this right now. Do the maintainers of this
> software read this list? If so, I'd be very grateful to hear from them
> on
> my issues.
> Thanks much,
> -Belinda

Daniel Hokka Zakrisson
Received on Fri Jan 25 15:50:54 2008
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