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I have written one sample code where I allocate memory and then free it. What I observed was whenever allocation was done, VmData is increased. Whenever that memory is accessed ...
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- 03-10-2010 #1
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VmRSS increases but VmData does not
But I am working on a existing code, where the system memory is constantly increasing. I have used all memory leak tools and am not finding leaks. What my observation is VmRSS is increasing by 4k constantly. When it increases by a few times then only VmData is increases and eventually VmSize.
Can anybody explain why VmRSS is increasing and VmData is not increasing.
I have verified it on Linux - 2.4 kernel