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SubjectRe: Kernel cached memory
El Fri, 22 Jul 2005 17:46:58 +0800,
"Ashley" <ashleyz@alchip.com> escribió:

> from the output of command "free", I can see that many GB memory was cached
> by kernel. Does anyone know how to free the kernel cached
> memory? thanks in advance.


You don't want that. Kernel will free cached memory when apps need it. When
there's a lot of free memory, linux always tries to use it for cache - because
caches speed up things, and it's silly to to leave memory free if you can
use it for caching.
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