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From: Darragh Bailey <felix@...>
Subject: Re: Memory usage; 32 bit vs 64 bit.
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 18:51:58 +0000
On Mon, Jan 03, 2011 at 03:46:28PM -0600, Dale wrote:
> Well, I start with a saved session.  I usually have seamonkey, Konsole,  
> Konqueror, Kpatience and gkrellm running.  I also run folding at well.   
> I have checked when folding is not running and it still uses more.  I  
> use the same settings as on my old rig for folding.  I may change to  
> larger units when I get another stick or two of ram in here.
>
> Here is some results from top with them sorted by memory usage:
>
>   PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
> 18913 dale      20   0  793m 303m  30m S    3  7.7  21:35.05 seamonkey-bin
> 18451 dale      20   0  871m 165m  40m S    1  4.2  40:47.95 plasma-desktop
> 28665 root      39  19  304m 112m 2616 S   94  2.8   1918:38 FahCore_a3.exe
> 25414 dale      20   0  607m 107m 9.8m S    0  2.7   1:33.53 knotify4
> 18453 dale      20   0  591m  99m  15m S    0  2.5   0:23.53 knotify4
> 18417 dale      20   0  618m  90m  41m S    2  2.3  23:59.85 kwin
> 26081 root      39  19  280m  80m 2616 S   99  2.0   2138:13 FahCore_a3.exe
> 28654 root      39  19  277m  80m 2616 S   99  2.0   1916:58 FahCore_a3.exe
> 27537 root      39  19  280m  80m 2616 S   96  2.0   2021:21 FahCore_a3.exe
>  5081 dale      20   0  474m  73m  31m S    0  1.9   0:31.91 konqueror
> 18225 root      20   0  142m  61m  15m S    4  1.6  92:24.29 X
> 18541 dale      20   0  470m  58m  27m S    0  1.5   0:35.72 kopete
> 29937 root      20   0  573m  53m  35m S    0  1.4   0:26.64 konqueror
> 26809 dale      20   0  202m  49m  30m S    0  1.2   0:29.16 mplayer
> 18566 dale      20   0  367m  48m  27m S    0  1.2   0:01.00 python2.6
> 18564 dale      20   0  418m  45m  24m S    0  1.1   0:00.49 python2
> 11802 root      20   0  721m  43m  11m S    0  1.1   1:19.41 knotify4
> 18539 dale      20   0  408m  38m  20m S    0  1.0   2:11.97 kpat
> 18491 dale      20   0  584m  37m  20m S    0  0.9   0:08.12 krunner
> 18544 dale      20   0  356m  34m  17m S    0  0.9   0:47.28 konsole
> 18371 dale      20   0  230m  31m  22m S    0  0.8   0:00.48 kdeinit4
> 18527 dale      20   0  417m  31m  16m S    0  0.8   0:00.48 kmix
> 18374 dale      20   0  409m  29m  16m S    0  0.7   0:05.96 kded4
>
> As you can tell, Seamonkey has been running a while.  It still uses a  
> good bit even when freshly started.  Here is my flags:
>
> CFLAGS="-march=native -O2 -pipe"
> CXXFLAGS="${CFLAGS}"
>
> I got them off a wiki for safe flags.  I like fast but hate crashes.  ;-)
>
> Dale
>
> :-)  :-)

I could be wrong here, but aren't both seamonkey-bin & FahCore_a3.exe
32bit applications? That would mean that you're likely loading both
32bit and 64bit versions of a number of libraries. Would certainly count
towards a higher memory usage.


-- 
Darragh

"Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool."


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Re: Memory usage; 32 bit vs 64 bit.
-- Dale
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Memory usage; 32 bit vs 64 bit.
-- Dale
Re: Memory usage; 32 bit vs 64 bit.
-- Mark Knecht
Re: Memory usage; 32 bit vs 64 bit.
-- Dale
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