[Beowulf] confused about high values of "used" memory under "top" even without running jobs

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at gmail.com
Wed Aug 12 15:12:39 EDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Mark Hahn<hahn at mcmaster.ca> wrote:
> isn't this one of the anomalous nehalem machines we've been talking about?
> if so, it's become clear that the kernel isn't managing the memory
> numa-aware, so the problem is probably just poor numa-layout/balance
> of allocations.

Thanks Mark. It is one of those Nehalems.

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