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Old 06-17-2008, 10:43 AM   #1
mokku
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free command question


I have the box and here is the outpt of the free command.


# free -m
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 11857 11325 532 0 71 948
-/+ buffers/cache: 10304 1552
Swap: 2047 95 1952


Does it mean it has high memory usage? I believe 10304 MB in cache and shouldn't be a problem. Please help me to understand.
 
Old 06-17-2008, 05:05 PM   #2
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PatrickNew gives a good explanation of what the memory usage figures mean in this thread:


http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...4/?highlight=*

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