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Old 06-03-2003, 04:27 AM   #1
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RedHat 9 memory usage: is this normal?

             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:        384532     375740       8792          0      92536     145984
-/+ buffers/cache:     137220     247312
Swap:       401584      10072     391512
This is running KDE with IRC, a mail proggy and Mozilla running. With KDE not running, the free memory just crawls over 10000...

Is this normal? If not, any idea what might be taking up all this memory?
Old 06-03-2003, 04:42 AM   #2
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Never mind, I found the answer (I think).. Has to do with memory management in Linux...
Old 06-03-2003, 04:49 AM   #3
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Yeah that is normal, nothing to worry about at all.



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