That note refers to statm|stat|status pmap, etc.
Those are all inaccurate for real memory accounting.
Try MetaLink note 269426.1
At 03:47 AM Tuesday, Jared Still wrote:
>Does anyone have a fairly accurate method for determining >how much memory is actually being used on a Linux box? >
Hemant K Chitale http://web.singnet.com.sg/~hkchital
-- Jared Still Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist