[TUHS] Kernel Sizes

Dan Stromberg drsalists at gmail.com
Sun Jan 21 12:08:43 AEST 2018

On Sat, Jan 20, 2018 at 10:11 AM, Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> For a presentation I'm doing this summer on FreeBSD, I thought it would be
> cool to get the kernel sizes for various old flavors of Unix. I see numbers

You might find http://stromberg.dnsalias.org/~strombrg/working-set/ interesting.

It intentionally fills virtual memory, and measures how much must must
be malloc'd and filled with gibberish, to cause thrashing.

Subtracting that from the amount of physmem in the machine, gives a
sort of measure of OS overhead.

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