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Re: Memory Usage

From: Maxim Cournoyer
Subject: Re: Memory Usage
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:33:58 +0900
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Hello Rodger,

Rodger Fox <address@hidden> writes:

> Thanks for the feedback on this. I think it was just my mistake.
> This is what I was looking at: GiB Mem : 16.6/2.929
> After using 'free', which gives more reasonable output, I think top is
> reporting a percentage. I never realized that, and it seems unintuitive,
> given the units it displays, but this is not a Guix issue, just my own
> mistake in what I was reading.

I think it is only unintuitive because this was changed in a recent
version of top. You can press 'm' twice to display the memory values
instead of percentage, or '?' to learn about the different toggles.


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