Bug #48493 Agent on FreeBSD does not report free memory correctly
Submitted: 3 Nov 2009 8:48 Modified: 29 Jun 2010 11:29
Reporter: Oli Sennhauser Email Updates:
Status: Closed Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Enterprise Monitor: Agent Severity:S3 (Non-critical)
Version:2.1, (possibly all) OS:FreeBSD
Assigned to: Jan Kneschke CPU Architecture:Any
Tags: Agent, free memory, freebsd

[3 Nov 2009 8:48] Oli Sennhauser
Advisor for RAM Usage Excessive reports less than 100 Mbyte free memory on a 16 Gbyte RAM box.
It looks like it does not take into account cache and buffers.

How to repeat:
Just heavily use the server so it uses a lot of memory and cache and buffer.

Suggested fix:
JanK mentioned:
[11 Dec 2009 8:52] Enterprise Tools JIRA Robot
Jan Kneschke writes: 
for 2.2 we upgraded the sigar tree to include this fix.
[29 Jun 2010 11:29] MC Brown
A note has been added to the 2.1.1 and 2.2.0 changelogs: 

        RAM statistics for FreeBSD machines would not be reported correctly by &merlin_agent;.