activity moniter

Discussion in 'Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) Discussion' started by mms, Jan 28, 2004.

  1. mms macrumors 6502a

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    #1
    When looking at the System Memory usage in the Activity Montiter, I noticed 30 something MB marked as "wired". What does that mean?
     
  2. abhishekit macrumors 65816

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    #2
    wired memory is mostly kept for kernel usage..it can not be paged out..
    cheers
     
  3. Counterfit macrumors G3

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    Oooohh, so THAT's what it is! I learn something everyday. Maybe I've fulfilled my quota and I can skip class today :D
     

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