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Old 01-02-2011, 11:20 PM   #1
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Physical memory lost after running SOSreport


Hi,
Before running SOSreport, the free physical memory is 5389Mb out of 8Gb.

After running SOSreport, the free physical memory is 3229Mb.

Why is this so? Please advice on how we can free up the physical memory.
 
Old 01-02-2011, 11:51 PM   #2
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Hi ges8888,
You can't really free up the physical memory because it's probably cached and buffers.
The only way is to re-boot the whole system.
It will work fine the way as it is.


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Old 01-04-2011, 01:36 AM   #3
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Hi Nigel,
Thanks. I have rebooted the system and had free up the physical memory.


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Hi ges8888,
You can't really free up the physical memory because it's probably cached and buffers.
The only way is to re-boot the whole system.
It will work fine the way as it is.


cheers
Nigel
 
Old 01-04-2011, 05:07 AM   #4
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As already stated this is normal and a reboot is not necessary.
http://www.linuxatemyram.com/
 
Old 01-04-2011, 11:38 PM   #5
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Hi, thanks. This is what Redhat has advised me too. However, the server crashed a few days later. Hmmm... I am not sure, but better to play safe.

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As already stated this is normal and a reboot is not necessary.
http://www.linuxatemyram.com/
 
  


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