Article ID: 123422, created on Nov 5, 2014, last review on Nov 5, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo 6.0

Symptoms

Cached memory in containers based on RHEL 7 or CentOS 7 shows incorrect values:

CT-10908-bash-4.2# free -m
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:          2048       1935        112        263          0 18014398509481920
-/+ buffers/cache:       1998         49
Swap:          512        243        268
CT-10908-bash-4.2# free
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:       2097152    1971332     125820     270036          0    -118724
-/+ buffers/cache:    2090056       7096
Swap:       524288     249864     274424
CT-10908-bash-4.2#

Cause

This is only a cosmetic issue that does not affect real memory consumption or performance for the container.

Issue has been recognized as a bug with an internal ID #PSBM-29352.

Resolution

Public fix will be included in one of the future updates.

There is no workaround available for now.

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