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SubjectRE: "Cached" grows and grows and grows...
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Has this issue been resolved? If so, which of the many kernels has a
confirmed fix?

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> -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-kernel-owner@vger.kernel.org
> > [mailto:linux-kernel-owner@vger.kernel.org]On Behalf Of Alan Cox
> > Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 3:16 PM
> > To: Stephan von Krawczynski
> > Cc: Bob McElrath; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> > Subject: Re: "Cached" grows and grows and grows...
> >
> >
> > > To tell you the honest truth: you are not alone in cosmos (with
> > this problem)
> > > ;-)
> > > To give you that explicit hint for saving money: do not buy
> > mem, it will be
> > > eaten up by recent kernels without any performance gain or
> > other positive
> > > impact whatsoever.
> >
> > Pick up a 2.4.9-ac kernel, and you shouldnt be seeing the problem (I say
> > shouldnt, I'm not 100% convinced its all under control)
> >
> > > Try using 2.4.4, if it doesn't succeed, forget 2.4 and use
> > 2.2.19. That works.
> > > Unfortunately you may have to completely reinstall your system
> > when going back
> > > to 2.2.
> >
> > That should not be needed at all.

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