The total memory reported from "free" and "lsmem" are different.

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  • Memory reported differently between free and lsmem
# free -g
              total        used        free      shared  buff/cache   available
Mem:             44           2           2           1          38          40
Swap:            15           0          15


# lsmem
RANGE                                 SIZE  STATE REMOVABLE BLOCK
0x0000000000000000-0x00000000bfffffff   3G online        no   0-2
0x0000000100000000-0x000000103fffffff  61G online        no  4-64

Memory block size:         1G
Total online memory:      64G
Total offline memory:      0B


  • KVM
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9

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