[CentOS] Re: Not seeing all memory in CentOS 5.1 x86_64

Tim Verhoeven tim.verhoeven.be at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 14:53:02 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 4:46 PM, Ruslan Sivak <russ at vshift.com> wrote:
> While it seems to make sense (and both xentop and virsh nodeinfo) show the
> right amount of memory, even when I shut down one of the VM's, free and top
> still think I only have 6GB of ram.

That is normal, the memory that was used by VM's is not automatically
returned to the dom0 and therefore won't show when running free and


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