I think yum-updatesd is leaking memory. I noticed that my memory usage has been going up for the last few days. KDE System Guard told me that yum-updatesd was using over a gigabyte of memory. I killed yum-updatesd and my memory usage dropped back down to a normal few hundred megabytes. This workstation runs FC6 and discribes itself as: $ uname -a Linux gargon.hooperlab 2.6.18-1.2869.fc6 #1 SMP Wed Dec 20 14:51:34 EST 2006 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux After the kill there's plenty of free memory: $ free total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 1539080 844856 694224 0 36240 346364 -/+ buffers/cache: 462252 1076828 Swap: 3148732 25160 3123572 There are no pending updates that might have caused anything.
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