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SubjectRe: VM problems in 2.4.20
On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 09:04:52PM +0100, Marc-Christian Petersen wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 February 2003 20:40, Adam McKenna wrote:
> Hi Adam,
> > I'm having a VM issue on one of my servers running 2.4.20.
> well, the vanilla VM, hmm, sorry: sucks :) for large boxen.

Can you expand on "sucks"? 4GB is not really that large of a system anymore.

I still don't see how this memory taken up by buffers/cache is not freed when
a system process needs it. I have always thought that this type of memory is
by definition "lower priority", and should be dropped when a process needs
more memory. Is this not the case?

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