Archive for March, 2012

Dropping cached memory in Linux

This is kind of a followup to the previous post about Linux seemingly being out of memory. There is kernel parameter that can be altered on the run to free up memory used up by pagecache, dentries and inodes. In the following outputs we are interested in buffers/cache values. Note that sync command should be […]

Posted on March 30, 2012 at 14:10 by somedude · Permalink · Leave a comment
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