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SubjectRe: Gigantic memory leak in linux-2.6.[789]!
Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Friday 22 October 2004 11:07, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
>>while true ; do tar -xzf linux-2.6.9.tar.gz ; rm -rf linux-2.6.9 ;
>>vmstat ; done
> Stable, yes. But only after about 3 or 4 iterations. The first 3
> rather handily used 500+ megs of memory that I did not get back when
> I stopped it and cleaned up the mess.

It should get freed when something else needs it. Usually not before.
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