Negative caching

Hal Burgiss hal at
Fri Jun 19 19:05:54 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 02:16:00PM -0400, Rashkae wrote:
> > 
> Incidentally, if you want to see how much memory is being demanded by
> certain applications, /proc/meminfo is a great tool.  Take a look a
> Commited_as on a fresh booted system, then after a week, start killing
> your app's and at each one, see how much Commited_as was reduced by.  If
> there's a memory leak, (and there are probably several, really) you
> should see individual applications make a big difference on this value.
>  Once all applications have been closed, log out and log back in to
> check how much memory your desktop environment uses after a week vs on a
> fresh login.  You can use this information to help decide how you tune
> your workload to your system specs.

Thanks again.


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