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Old 11-05-2003, 04:09 PM   #1
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High Mem Usage

For some reason, even though my computer is doing almost nothing (most if not all processes are sleeping) my memory usage is almost 100%. Is there anyway that I can stop processes that I dont need for good (aka they dont reload when i reboot)? Or how else could I lower my mem usage?
Old 11-05-2003, 04:12 PM   #2
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Asked all the time, its normal. Linux uses memory to its advantage. Ask yourself this, "Why have so much memory sitting doing nothing if it aint going to be used at all?"

Search the site and you'll find many replies to this type of question and why Linux will load it up.
Old 11-05-2003, 04:26 PM   #3
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alright that has been asked before. Thanks for the quick reply.


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