Subject: Re: File/Buffer cache consumes all memory even when constrained in
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: George Michaelson <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/18/2004 12:30:35
On Mon, 17 May 2004 16:11:37 -0700 Bill Studenmund <> wrote:

>On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 10:53:29AM +1000, George Michaelson wrote:
>> But even with this, I find that on my 1GB IBM X31, a cvs followed by a
>> forces available memory for apps down below 30Mb.
>How are you defining "available memory for apps"? Are you having 
>applications crash due to lack of memory?

absolutely not. I have seen X exit two or three times, but not enough to
cause concern.  

I'm just going to have to stop worrying and let the box do what it wants.