Are you sure that there isn't anything else running? Why don't you give us an ps -ax output? I don't think there's a memory leak in 5.1, since I've seen running 5.1 just fine on a PE2650 with 2 GB RAM. You shouldn't rely on top too much acually. Vmstat is a better program when looking at memory.
Cheers, Jorn ----- Original Message ----- From: "dpk" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2004 1:10 AM Subject: Memory leak on 5.1-RELEASE? > (I'm not a member of the list; please Cc me on any replies.) > > We're running Apache 1.3.28 on a 5.1-RELEASE machine. It's a Dell PE 2650 > w/ 2GB RAM. The site contains a lot of large files (multi-megabyte) - > otherwise there's nothing unusual running. > > The Active memory use, according to top, seems rather high: > > last pid: 21487; load averages: 0.19, 0.33, 0.32 up 2+16:45:20 15:52:21 > 76 processes: 1 running, 75 sleeping > CPU states: 0.5% user, 0.0% nice, 4.0% system, 1.4% interrupt, 94.2% idle > Mem: 1413M Active, 187M Inact, 299M Wired, 93M Cache, 112M Buf, 2632K Free > Swap: 1024M Total, 21M Used, 1003M Free, 2% Inuse > > We can't seem to get the Active number down much, even after stopping > Apache it still stays around 1100M. There's no shared memory in use, and > nothing in vmstat -m seems to indicate where the "missing" memory is. top, > sorting by "size", does not indicate anything unusual either. > > sysctl vm.vmtotal says: > > vm.vmtotal: > System wide totals computed every five seconds: (values in kilobytes) > =============================================== > Processes: (RUNQ: 1 Disk Wait: 0 Page Wait: 0 Sleep: 76) > Virtual Memory: (Total: 8172K, Active 636472K) > Real Memory: (Total: 2051312K Active 389176K) > Shared Virtual Memory: (Total: 16436K Active: 11760K) > Shared Real Memory: (Total: 6004K Active: 4436K) > Free Memory Pages: 79228K > > whereas on other servers, the Real Memory "Active" number seems to match > the one found in top, on this one it is about 1GB lower. > > A similar machine running Apache on 5.1-R, generally serving smaller > files, has the same problem in a smaller scale (about 640M even when > Apache is stopped). > > Are there any other data that I should send to help diagnose this problem, > or any programs I can run to try and track this stray memory use down? > > - dpk > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"