What is hammering my memory?
dotancohen at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 16:20:10 UTC 2010
On 2 July 2010 17:07, J <dreadpiratejeff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 10:00, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On my daily driver Dell Inspiron laptop I have been testing Kubuntu
>> 10.10. Both alphas hammer the memory terribly:
>> merkat1 at dcl:~$ free -m
>> total used free shared buffers cached
>> Mem: 2011 1927 83 0 0 1228
>> -/+ buffers/cache: 699 1312
>> Swap: 2863 0 2862
>> merkat1 at dcl:~$
> Are you asking because of the numbers, or are you asking because your
> system is doing something weird (like running slowly?)
Sorry, I should have been clear. The system is very sluggish.
Switching windows and typing is very slow. There are no video
artefacts so I don't suspect the video drivers. The system runs great
> Here, this is an old post, (2003) but it explains it fairly well:
Thanks, that was informative. Well, actually, I already did know that,
but it was well said.
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