Re: Problems with memory usage
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On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 07:58:00AM -0600, Brent Zeiben wrote:
> Interesting note I found out was my meminfo produced an output like:
> total memory 259MB used memory: 252MB Free: 7MB
> I thought this was quite odd as nothing was running this was the result
> just after a reboot. Mysql and Apache are installed but are not
> configured yet to start on boot-up.
Not quite. Type free instead. buffers and cache shrink when more
shared memory is needed, so as far as users are concerned, its "free."
Your system will tend to run slower when you start getting low on cache.
.''`. Paul Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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`. `'` proud Debian admin and user
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fix a system
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