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Re: [opensuse] Huge amount usage of ram memory ( i have 2Gb and free 121 Mb )
  • From: Aaron Kulkis <akulkis00@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 15:41:53 -0500
  • Message-id: <47AA1B91.2090205@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sandy Drobic wrote:
Florin wrote:
Hi,
Now is runing sys ( openSuse 10.3 amd 64 ) and Firefox.
Has anybody a clue about this !????
Need info.

Amazing! We need info as well...

Not at all. I'll bet most of the used up memory are
previously used buffers, which haven't been overwritten
because there hasn't been any need to do so.


Just a hint: Linux will use available memory for
> caching. Just compare the values shown by top or
> ps with the output of free.

Precisely. All of his memory usage is just previously
cached data.




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