How to find out what amount of memory a VMWare balloon driver has consumed from a virtualized server

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  • The system is running low on the memory, still there is no process or processes which are consuming the memory.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • The server is VMWare virtualized
  • Red Hat shipped balloon driver is used in the system

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