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    SubjectRe: Over used cache memory?


    Wee Teck Neo wrote:

    > My system having 1GB ram and this is the output of vmstat
    >
    > procs memory swap io
    > system cpu
    > r b w swpd free buff cache si so bi bo in cs
    > us sy id
    > 0 0 0 5640 21224 121512 797832 0 0 6 9 3 17
    > 0 0 6
    >
    >
    > It seems that 797MB is used for caching... thats a high number. Anyway
    > to set a lower cache size?
    >
    > I've read about the /proc/sys/vm/buffermem but my /proc doesn't have it.
    >
    > Kernel: 2.4.22


    Short answer, no.

    If it is actually causing you a problem, test the latest 2.4 prerelease.
    If that doesn't help, report the details of the problem.


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