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Re: Memory and quota issues.

To: Dana Soward <dragon@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Memory and quota issues.
From: Joshua Baker-LePain <jlb17@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 17:01:19 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0105151337520.15848-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Tue, 15 May 2001 at 1:47pm, Dana Soward wrote

> Is anyone else having memory problems  with the CVS kernel?  Ive got a
> server here with 384MB, and its using 325 of it right now.  It should be
> using about 30, tops.  It *might* be something to do with debian woody,
> but i wanna make sure no one else is having XFS issues.  Also, i cant seem

Are you sure that all that memory is being used?  The 2.4 kernel is very
aggressive when it comes to cacheing (which is a good thing).  What does
the output of 'free' say?

In general, you *want* all your memory used up.  You just don't want
running processes to be the ones using it all.

Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

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