[pulseaudio-discuss] 306MB of VM for a sound daemon?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue May 4 02:51:33 PDT 2010

On Fri, 30.04.10 11:38, Brian J. Murrell (brian at interlinx.bc.ca) wrote:

> 306MB of VM seems a bit excessive for a sound daemon, yes?
> Seems it's even been as high as 450MB!
> This is 0.9.22, 0.9.22~0.9.21+stable-queue-32-g8478-
> 0ubuntu14~~karmic~ubuntuaudiodev1 to be exact.
> Thots?

This has been discussed before, try the archives.

(Basically, the value you are looking at is with little meaning, since
PA allocates a lot of address space in advance, only asking it to be
backed up by real memory on demand.)


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