VmallocTotal meminfo

From: Jan Engelhardt (jengelh_at_linux01.gwdg.de)
Date: 06/11/05

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    Hi,

    /proc/meminfo:
    MemTotal: 256656 kB
    MemFree: 32480 kB
    ...
    LowTotal: 256656 kB
    LowFree: 32480 kB
    SwapTotal: 530136 kB
    SwapFree: 530136 kB
    ...
    VmallocTotal: 778164 kB
    VmallocUsed: 22468 kB
    VmallocChunk: 755404 kB

    What's the VmallocTotal telling me? How is it calculated?
    I ask because running a surprisingly modern Linux on a surprisingly ancient
    machine results in VmallocTotal being somewhere in the 1-gigabyte range, which
    can _never_ ever be.

    Jan Engelhardt
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