[lkml]   [2002]   [Jul]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: memory leak?
On 21 Jul 2002, Måns Rullgård wrote:

> Why can't proc/meminfo report these caches as cached instead of plain
> used? Would that be incorrect somehow?

The kernel exports the usage statistics in /proc/meminfo
and /proc/slabinfo. IMHO it's up to userland to present
this info in a meaningful way, no need to shove that piece
of functionality into the kernel.


Bravely reimplemented by the knights who say "NIH".

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:27    [W:0.061 / U:2.604 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site