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Generally, 60MB is enough leeway. You can check with cat /proc/sys/vm/min_free_kbytes. That will tell you the amount of free RAM the server thinks it needs, and it's typically around 64MB. A bit less than that is fine -- unless you have some strange I/O storm, the amount of free RAM needed is extremely small. If you use NFS heavily or have some kind of ...
Why are the system stats only showing 456MB used, when the process reports that it's using 2388MB? You are misinterpreting htop output. It reports 456 MB are free out of 7950MB of total RAM.
Htop show memory: MEN TOTAL, USED, BUFFERS AND CACHE. If you sum used, buffers and cache you will have result equals result of command free. Htop you need to consider all results because process can use any memory. Man htop describe memory is: M_SIZE (VIRT) Size in memory of the total program size. M_SHARE (SHR) The size of the ...
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