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Re: [opensuse] Re: XFS and openSUSE 12.1
  • From: Roger Oberholtzer <roger@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 08:29:17 +0200
  • Message-id: <1371104957.24121.13.camel@acme.pacific>
On Wed, 2013-06-12 at 18:51 -0400, Anton Aylward wrote:
Roger Oberholtzer said the following on 06/12/2013 10:00 AM:
Of course the cache doesn't go away when he uses sync!
Why should it? Its a cache not a buffer.
Instead, it grows and grows...

As others have said, the cache will grow to use all available memory

That is a GOOD THING for a cache to to.

Even when that messes up running app requests for memory? It has been
said that if memory is needed by some app, this cache may get smaller to
accommodate. I am not sure that is the case. When memory use gets big,
some apps die.



Yours sincerely,

Roger Oberholtzer

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