When they say process memory usage, what does this actually mean, i.e. what does this memory consist of? There are different kinds of memory, such as Shared Memory, Memory-mapped file, virtual memory ...
I really didn't know a better way to ask my question, hence you get a horribly named question. I will explain what i want to do, maybe that will help you help me. I would like to have my linux ...
I know virtual memory is a paging file that computer uses to store a part of RAM on hard disk for a running process. But how different is Virtual address space? is it the RAM or hard disk or both?
A process can use upto 4 GB of virtual memory (including user and kernel) but when it's not using virtual memory does it have the kernel and user memory in ram?
I tried parsing a gigantic XML file and I ended up running out of virtual memory. The OS put all my applications on pause and gave me a screen to shutdown applications to free more space. I killed the ...