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SubjectRe: Kernel doesn't free Cached Memory
On Fri, 2005-07-22 at 08:27 -0300, Vinicius wrote:
> I have a server with 2 Pentium 4 HT processors and 32 GB of RAM, this
> server runs lots of applications that consume lots of memory to. When I stop
> this applications, the kernel doesn't free memory (the memory still in use)
> and the server cache lots of memory (~27GB). When I start this applications,
> the kernel sends "Out of Memory" messages and kill some random
> applications.
> Anyone know how can I reduce the kernel cached memory on RHEL 3 (kernel
> 2.4.21-32.ELsmp - Trial version)? There is a way to reduce the kernel cached
> memory utilization?

Probably RedHat's support can answer this for RHEL 3.

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