I have installed monit 5.12.2 on OS X (10.6).
I have a 'check system' in monitrc that says:
if memory usage > 75% 5 times within 6 cycles then alert
If I run 'monit status' it says:
memory usage 47.8 GB [99.6%]
If I run 'top' it says:
PhysMem: 3373M wired, 480M active, 44G inactive, 48G used, 141M free.
I can see that monit uses the 'free' amount of memory but shouldn't it include the 'inactive' amount too on OS X?
When I read about inactive memory online it reads: "Inactive memory is available for use by another application, just like free memory".