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SubjectRe: Where's all my memory going?
On Jan 10, 2002  16:24 -0600, Bruce Guenter wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2002 at 01:46:57PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > One question - what happens to the emails after they are delivered? Are
> > they kept on the local filesystem?
>
> Messages in the queue are deleted after delivery (of course). Messages
> delivered locally are stored on the local filesystem until they're
> picked up by POP (typically within 15 minutes).

Sorry, I meant for the "Postal" benchmark only. I would hope that locally
delivered emails are kept until the recipient gets it in the normal case.

In any case, you also pointed out the same thing I did, namely that these
slab entries (while having some high numbers) do not account for the large
amount of used memory in the system. Maybe SysRQ-M output can help a bit?

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/

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