The maximum amount of physical memory (RAM) that can be installed on a computer, which may be imposed by hardware or the operating system.

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Does cgroup memory.limit_in_bytes use swap?

Does cgroup memory.limit_in_bytes require swap enabled in kernel for doing it's job? Since it doesn't really prevent from allocation to caches for me (disabled swapping)
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how to allow python script program use virtual memory to avoid can not allocate memory error

i find this question, but solution not available, it seems not set overcommit policy, how to use virtual memory for python to use more memory than existing memory for example, if i have 70GB memory, ...
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Windows 7: Set Physical Memory Limit [closed]

Where can we set the maximum physical memory an Application/Process can use. I am not trying set a cap on Maximum memory, rather the amount allowed on physical memory before switching to virtual ...
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Is it possible to limit the memory a process uses from command line?

Is it possible to limit the amount of memory a process consumes from the command line and eventually automatically kill the process if it tries to overpass this limit? Something like MaxRam -4GB ./...
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Install yesod with stack on a 512 MB-memory server

I'm trying to install yesod in a server running Ubuntu 14.04 with stack, running: stack install yesod-bin cabal-install --install-ghc The problem is, the system runs out of memory and installation ...
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Windows 10 Professional 64-bit limited to 32 GB of RAM?

I have a system running Windows 10 Professional and in the system I have installed 4 identical sticks of 16GB RAM, making a total of 64GB. Yet my system only reads a total of 32GB when checking ...
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dmidecode - which section exactly report maximum amount of supported RAM

Manufacturer of my motherboard reports a maximum of 4GB (2GB on each slot, it has two memory slot). By reading dmidecode output I read: Memory Controller Information Error Detecting Method: 8-...
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Windows 10 machine with 64GB of RAM but only 32GB is ever used [closed]

My computer has 64GB of ram and it shows 64GB in task manager. However when running a lot of programs the maximum memory usage it will get to is exactly 32GB or 50%. Any ideas what's capping the ...
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Couldn't reserve memory though there's space

I am trying to use Weka (http://www.cs.waikato.ac.nz/ml/weka/) on a 64-bit Windows 7 system which is by nature very memory bound. Problem is that my PC has 8GB RAM and my task manager says that only 1....
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ESXI only 4.7GB RAM available for VMs from 8GB of RAM. why so little?

I have an ESXI 6.0 with 8GB Ram. For some reason I can only use 4.7GB for VMs. I tried using esxtop but didnt see anything using lots of RAM. Below are screenshots from vsphere. Can anyone help me to ...
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Limit process ram but force swap instead of kill

I am currently quite frustrated with meteor. I am going to make my own telescope modification via the official repository on my hosting service of choice. The only problem is that meteor builds the ...
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Upgrade RAM Memory

I have a Lenovo G510 laptop. I'm an android developer, and most of the time I'm working with the Android Studio program. As some of you know, android studio takes about 1 GB from my RAM and the Java ...
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Out of physical memory on notebook - Correct approach?

I have a Fedora 21 on my notebook and it sometimes runs out of memory. The notebook has 4GB of system RAM and the OS takes up only about 450MB of disk space. I am sure that the culprit is Chromium; ...
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Exceeding the specs----Optiplex 740 Desktop: Can the motherboard (0YP806 / YP806) handle MORE than 8 GB?

Dell Optiplex 740 / Windows 7 Ultimate x64 All the specifications show that this MB (Dell 0YP806) can handle a max of 8 GB. However, in the past I've had luck with exceeding memory in motherboards......
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RAM Limitation on 64 bit arch

I see that there are a lot of places mentioning 16 EB RAM limitation... However, isn't a modern register 64 bit? and if so, 2^64 should point to the number of registers possible and since they are ...
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How SD card capacity limitation works? Is there a way to bypass it?

For the longest time now, I have been hearing that, this phone can support up to 64 gigs for SD card expansion, that can support up to 128, and stuffs like that. I am just wondering, how this ...
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Why does my CPU only support 32GB RAM when it has 39 address bits?

The following is the output of cat /proc/cpuinfo user@localhost:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 60 model name : Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-...
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How is a 200GB MicroSD card possible? [closed]

Just recently a 200 (yes, 200) GB card has been announced by some flash memory manufacturer. The question is not about the giant capacity this card has or how they are made, but the peculiar number on ...
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Computer Architecture : DDR3 Memory Technology - Slot Capacity Scaling

Speaking in terms of Computer Architecture, what are the characteristics embedded in a DDR3 memory module or the host slot, such that a user cannot put a larger RAM than the per-slot specification of ...
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OS freeze when OS starts to swap memory

Background: I have 16 GB of memory in my machine. When my machine uses already 15 GB of memory and my application allocates another chunk of 2 GB memory I run out of physical memory and swapping (...
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Maximum main memory possible for 32 bit instruction word and 7 bit opcode

If we have a system with 32 bit instruction words from which 7 bits are dedicated for the opcodes; is the maximum main memory possible for such a system, 2^32 words or is it 2^25 words?
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Memory Swapping and OS freeze

In one scenario my written application uses more memory than available on a machine (which has 16GB). On OSX everything seems to work as expected and the OS still runs even hitting the memory barrier. ...
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Can I add another stick of 2 GB to a 32 bit Windows Starter system?

I am running Win 7 Starter 32-bit on an Acer Aspire, 2gb RAM. Will 2 extra GB Ram make my system faster? When I install the RAM system properties says that the system has 4 GB but only 2 is usable. ...
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How much RAM can I put in an ASUS Q550LF?

I'm thinking about upgrading my laptop's RAM and I've been wondering two things: How many RAM slots does my laptop have? I've been looking online and I can't seem to find a clear answer. How much ...
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Will more than 8 GB of RAM work on ASUS P5E3 Premium?

There seems to be some anecdotal evidence here and here that I could put more than 8 GB of RAM (say, 16 GB) into the 4 slots on the ASUS P5E3 Premium motherboard. Can anyone confirm whether or not ...
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RAM limited to 12GB by motherboard?

I want to add more RAM to my motherboard (ASUS P6T) and I was looking through the manual and found this under the specifications: I'm guessing this means 12GB total? I asked somebody else and he ...
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What is the maximum memory (RAM) limit for Solaris 11?

I have been trying to find out the maximum memory limit for Solaris 11 for a report that I am doing but with no luck. Can anyone please help?
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Does Lenovo T400 can only work with up to 4GB RAM?

Does Lenovo T400 only work with up to 4GB RAM? On the detailed specifications for the Lenovo T400, it says "512 MB, 1 GB, 2GB, or 4GB memory" and "Supports up to 4GB maximum memory". Is it for the ...
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Windows 8 never uses more than 8 GB memory although 16 GB are apparently available

I have Windows 8 64bit PC with 16 GB memory installed. All the memory is properly recognized on my Asus motherboard and also by Windows as shown in the picture below. I like to have many browser tabs ...
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Windows fails to install when system has more than 4 GB of memory installed

A) My specs: Intel Core i3 MSI H55M-P31 (4 memory slots; dual channel) DDR3 1333 MHz 2 x 2 GB & 2 x 4 GB (were bought yesterday) and + 2 x 4 GB (borrowed from friend 100% working on other ...
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Can some programs really access “unavailable” RAM on a 32-bit system?

Question I’ve seen some programs (especially RAM-drive software) that purport to being able to access the “unavailable RAM” on 32-bit systems (including XP). I’m wondering if they actually can, and ...
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How is HDDM (not RAM!) accessed, modified and addressed in modern computers? [closed]

Warning: yeah, I know that article of Wikipedia. It's just too difficult for me! I hope that there is some person who could explain it more simply... Background: I designed a 6-bit computer. It has ...
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Windows memory leak detection to overcome rapid memory allocation leading to unresponsiveness

As a diverse application developer, by sheer "luck" and a combination of Murphy's law, one may hit situations in which either a memory leak occurs or rapid unwanted allocation of memory resources, ...
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How to create and manage an img file on 256 MB RAM machine?

I completed the installation of Windows XP, MS Office 07, and some minor programs on a machine with 256 MB of RAM. I want to install all the identical on another three machines. Because of small ...
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Why does a 32bit Vista only use 3GB RAM? [duplicate]

A 32bit Window Vista Home Premium installed as a virtual machine does not use more than 3071GB RAM regardless how much is configured in the VM settings. PAE is enabled according to WMI. Strange is ...
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Can I mix 2*2 memory sticks with 2*4 in a Imac 27 i5

I have an iMac 27" with 2x 2GB memory sticks. Can I add 2x 4GB memory sticks? Does it matter how they are installed in the system?
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Can I upgrade an Asus M51Sn laptop to 2x4GB of RAM? (DDR2)

My Asus M51Sn has 2 RAM slots which currently have 1x1GB + 1x2GB DDR2-800 SODimm RAM modules installed. I've found out that 4GB DDR2 SODimm modules do exist, though they are impossible to find in ...
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Restrict maximum ram on windows 7

I have a problem with my ram on my windows7 64bit - it's too much ;) Some of my old software can't handle the 8gb of ram i have, but there is a possibility to limit it, so windows uses all in all ...
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What are the Memory Limits for Windows 8?

With the Windows 7 Memory Limits seeming small to some people, what are the memory limits Microsoft have for Windows 8?
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How can I configure Firefox to assume I have less memory?

Firefox has a few different settings that automatically get tuned based on the system ram. This is all great if you're running nothing besides Firefox, but when you're running half a dozen apps at the ...
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How do I determine the maximum RAM installable in a Dell Inspiron 15R SE? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a new laptop and the Dell Inspiron 15R SE seems a pretty good fit for my requirements. However, I can't find the maximum RAM capacity anywhere in the spec. It seems Dell don't ship ...
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Optimal Legacy Data Recovery LiveCD?

I'm fixing someone's computer. It has 256MB RAM and a 1.3GHZ processor (or in that range). As the Windows (XP) install is borked, I would like to copy over all of the files on it to pick through on ...
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How is this even possible? PHP Memory Error — allowed memory size bytes exhausted.

Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 134217728 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 1540673 bytes) in /home/appdev/glicious/Nutrition.php on line 41 If you haven't noticed, 1540673 is two orders of ...
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Intel(R) 82865G limited to MAX 96 MB Mem - Any way to override and increase?

I have an old HP desktop with an onboard Intel 82865G running Windows XP (SP3), and while it does 1920x1080, if something requires more than 96 MB of video memory, it crashes, or fails, or generates ...
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Why does the ASUS G74SX (and other computers) come with less RAM than capcity?

Why does the ASUS G74SX (and other computers) come with less RAM than capcity? They packaged it with 12gb of RAM, but the motherboard holds up to 16gb. I looked online and the extra 4gb cost about $...
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Virtual Address Space limits in Windows NT: arbitrary for Itanium?

This MSDN article lists the virtual address space limits for current versions of Windows. I notice that for 32 bit systems the address space is divided into 2 GB user and 2 GB kernel, which makes ...
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How can I limit Safari's RAM use?

Safari uses a lot of RAM. Especially when you add Safari's use to WebProcess's use: it comes to about 1.5 GB of memory (for me, anyway). How can I limit the amount of RAM Safari and WebProcess use? I ...
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HP G60-552NR Memory

This is a two part question. how much memory can I install in this computer, not how much is recommended. Can you go beyond 8G How much faster is the PC 6400 to PC 5300 chip?
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Mobo supports 16GB; only 4x4GB or also 2x8GB?

My motherboard (gigabyte ga-ma790xt-ud4p) supports 16GB of DDR3 RAM. Does this mean that it supports only 4x4GB or also other distributions, like 2x8GB or 1x16GB?
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Asus P6X58-E WS motherboard memory limits

I've just ordered motherboard Asus P6X58-E WS, and now I'm, looking for memory for it. It has 6 slots, but the strange thing is, that in specifications it says that it is limited to 24G of memory . I'...