Why I only got 490 MB of RAM from my 512 MB VPS?

  • Posted on November 25, 2013
  • mowd8574Asked by mowd8574

I got only 490 MB RAM of my VPS.

free -m

         total       used       free     shared    buf

Mem: 490 277 212 0

But I thought I am using 512 MB VPS. From my experience in other VPS provider, I can get full 512 MB RAM, please tell me where is the 22 MB RAM?

free -m

         total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached

Mem: 512 216 295 0 0 0

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@Pablo <br> <br>Agreed. I interpreted it the same as you. Nowhere does it say FREE so I assume ALLOCATED.

I guess when I read the graphic you linked to, I interpreted it as stating that for $5/mo., I could purchase a VPS with an <i>allocated</i> 512MB of RAM.

512MB Memory <br>1 Core <br>20GB SSD Disk <br>1TB Transfer