I'm sorry this wasn't meant to go to the list. The main point was that MemShared is counting the amount of memory spared by the use of shared pages, not the number of pages with a reference count greater than 1 (which corresponds to the physical memory/swap occupied by shared pages). Helmut -- TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to email@example.com . Trouble? e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .