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Re: [opensuse] Mozilla certainly has an apetite for memory...
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 00:49:26 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LSU.1.00.0806040029320.32145@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Sunday 2008-06-01 at 16:28 +0200, Carlos E. R. wrote:

top extract:

Mem: 1036364k total, 1020736k used, 15628k free, 26500k buffers
Swap: 12594880k total, 1186492k used, 11408388k free, 367220k cached

PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
10513 cer 15 0 667m 118m 17m S 1.0 11.7 190:50.12 firefox-bin

·······················^^^^

Most of it swapped out, fortunately. Probably holes.

I have been several days opening and closing windows in Firefox. A moment ago, I opened a new one (http://localhost/server-info), and closed the rest. And:

PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
10513 cer 15 0 643m 111m 16m R 0.7 11.0 248:42.04 firefox-bin

It is still using more than half a gigabyte? Why doesn't mozilla return all that unused memory? Is that /good/ memory management?

Oh my! :-/


- -- Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
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