[Bioclusters] (no subject)

Tim Cutts bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
Tue, 30 Mar 2004 23:22:26 +0100

On 30 Mar 2004, at 22:59, Dan Bolser wrote:

> Allocated 3083945984 bytes
> That's 2941.08 MB.
>> From my xeon (Mem:4124724k av, Swap:2040244k av)
> Hmmmm.....
> What does it mean?

You're getting as much memory as we'd expect.  The kernel reserves 1 GB 
of the per-process address space for its own purposes, on X86 machines, 
so your program is left with 3GB.  Ish.


Dr Tim Cutts
Informatics Systems Group
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, UK