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Old 08-14-2003, 06:59 AM   #1
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Talking I need a command !


Anybody know a command that clears your memory cache?
Because after i watch a movie the memory is full with cache!
 
Old 08-14-2003, 07:30 AM   #2
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Re: I need a command !

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Originally posted by rrr-jr
Anybody know a command that clears your memory cache?
Because after i watch a movie the memory is full with cache!
Well, "shutdown -r now" will do it.

Cheers--
Charles
 
Old 08-14-2003, 08:07 AM   #3
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Hi,

if you do "sync" it will flush all buffers...

Otherwise closing the application you are using will do the trick, for example netscape eats alot of memory if you never close it down...

PSD: don't blame Linux for bad written apps... DS
 
Old 08-15-2003, 07:19 AM   #4
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the sync command doesnt work
and i need a command that clears the cache not the buffers !
 
Old 08-15-2003, 11:38 AM   #5
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What's wrong with having your cache full? It does that for a reason. It's not going to slow down other programs. Maybe you should read up on how memory caching works.
 
  


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