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Re: wolverine kernel leaks



"Juha Saarinen" <juha saarinen org> writes:

>:: Until convinced otherwise, I think this is a person not knowing how
>:: memory, buffers and cache work in Linux. That almost nothing is marked
>:: as "free" is normal and OK.
> 
> OK, if you say so...
> 
> [root vimfuego /root]# free
>              total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
> Mem:        158904     155664       3240          0      11760     103288
> -/+ buffers/cache:      40616     118288
> Swap:       272120      83116     189004

As you can see, it only uses 40 MB or so... the rest is buffers and cache.
Which will be reclaimed when needed.
-- 
Trond Eivind Glomsrød
Red Hat, Inc.





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