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One of the things the kernel does during a context switch between processes is to modify the MMU tables to remove entries that describe the previous process's address space and add entries that describe the next process's address space. Depending on the processor architecture, the kernel and possibly the configuration, this may be done by changing a ...


Well, the SHR column is supposed to show shared memory, but keep in mind that this column also includes all dynamically loaded libraries linked with your program.

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