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Re: Memory Usage

From: ng0
Subject: Re: Memory Usage
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:51:24 +0000

On 17-02-22 11:37:11, Rodger Fox wrote:
> What is the typical memory usage of a GuixSD system?

There's no such thing as a typical system. It depends on what you run,
300 open browser tabs will lead to more RAM used for example.

I'm watching a video, write in an IRC client, and run some other
background applications and I'm at 3.5 GiB RAM.

> I can't seem to get mine below 5GiB, according to top.
> This is when I stop Xorg and most system services, including networking and
> such, and just log in to a plain terminal with nothing but top running. Is
> this normal?
> The numbers listed per process in top don't even add up to that, but it
> reports the total being high. Also, icecat uses a 1000m and gnome-terminal
> uses 500m.
> This seems wrong to me, but I'm not sure. In my session right now it is
> reporting over 14GiB of memory use. I don't know why it should be so high.
> -Rodger

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