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Old 08-06-2014, 03:43 AM   #1
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inactive memory how to limit


Hi ,

is there a way to limit storing of inactive processes to a certain size ?
 
Old 08-06-2014, 07:12 AM   #2
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Hi, i will repeat my question ..

server is showing high memory utilization and the work around in place is

sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches

but this is temporary solution i am looking for permanent solution by limiting the memory utilization if possible please advise if possible

thanks.
 
Old 08-06-2014, 07:13 AM   #3
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why do you need that? did you find it already: http://www.linuxatemyram.com/ ?
 
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Old 08-07-2014, 02:53 AM   #4
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Thanks for the reply pan64 problem is the alert tool use in our environment OVO grabs the disk usage and shows memory used above threshold and that generates alert tickets , i am trying to balance that thing here

OVO is HP tool to monitor hardware/software via modules.

any advise on that ?
 
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So open a ticket against HP - OVO is failing as it can't handle the way Linux uses memory; pretty trivial to fix.
No sense ruining the performance of your system by continually using drop_caches.
 
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