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Re: noob with a few questions

On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 05:48:06AM -0800, Abe Olson wrote:
> 1.  How do I add something to the default run level?  I need afbinit to 
> run before X starts so I can have a fast(er) X experience.

Put it in /etc/rc2.d/. All those run before X starts (X is started by

> 3.  After boot, gnome system monitor reports very little memory used.  
> Over the course fo the day the used memory amount rises until I have 
> almost no free memory.  Gnome system monitro shows almost all of the 
> used memory as being cached.  Is this normal?

Yes. linux uses all free ram as filesystem cache until it is needed
for something else. This is why free reports both the raw value
and the value +/- cache/buffers.


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