Physical memory Calculation

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Article ID: 140228

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Products

DX Infrastructure Management NIMSOFT PROBES

Issue/Introduction

 RHEL7 has additional filed called “Slab” in “cat /proc/meminfo” which needs to be considered for correct physical memory calculation

Environment

Release : 9.0.2

Component : UIM - CDM WITH IOSTAT

Resolution

We are checking for minimum OS version of RedHat  7.1 as supported by Redhat, then only deducting slab value from Total Memory Usage. This  as per https://access.redhat.com/solutions/406773 link.