[kde-solaris] KDE 3.1 Memory Usage

Brian Foddy kde-solaris@mail.kde.org
Tue Mar 11 21:44:32 2003

Yes, you will be double, tripple, n-counting many shared libs.

Try this, open a konsole window, look at its memory size, and
free /swap memory in top, then close the window.  See how much
is freed.


LeBar, Russell wrote:

>I'd like to switch our Sun Ray/MetaFrame for UNIX users over to KDE 3.1
>(currently running KDE 1.1.2) but I'm concerned about memory usage. Does
>anyone know if the RSS and VSZ columns reported from a `ps -ea -o
>s,user,pid,ppid,pri,nice,pcpu,pmem,stime,time,vsz,rss,args` take into
>account dynamic linking? In other words, if I used the RSS column to add up
>total memory for a user would I be counting the memory used by .so files
>several times or would I get an accurate count? Right now it looks like I am
>using over 300 MB just after logging in. Ouch!
>Russ LeBar
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