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    SubjectRe: Kernel doesn't free Cached Memory
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    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.

    Bernd
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