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Old 03-19-2004, 06:07 PM   #1
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Unhappy How do I free kernel memory pages?


I've fooled around with: root# strings -n 30 /proc/kcore | less
and discovered that all STDOUT/STDERR activities ( like ls, man etc ) had slowed down considerably.

Also, X and Opera seemed to struggle with a lack of memory.

Glance at: root# top revealed that there is about 20M of unaccountable used memory.

Maybe all I've described doesn't relate to any problem with memory, but if it is,
how do I free these memory pages?

(kernel 2.2.19).

Thanks a lot.


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