How To Solve Issues Related to Log – OS reported a negative total memory value

How To Solve Issues Related to Log – OS reported a negative total memory value

Updated: Jan-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

Background

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To troubleshoot log “OS reported a negative total memory value” it’s important to understand a few problems related to Elasticsearch concepts memory, monitor. See bellow important tips and explanations on these concepts

Log Context

Log”OS reported a negative total memory value [{}]” classname is OsProbe.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

             return 0;
        }
        try {
            final long totalMem = (long) getTotalPhysicalMemorySize.invoke(osMxBean);
            if (totalMem 



Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Nitor Non Heap Memory Usage Of A Jv  

Github Issue Number 42157  

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