Linux memory leak?

Alan Scheinine scheinin at
Fri Mar 1 01:27:25 PST 2002

  > Sometimes (e.g. after 14 days of
normal operation) our nodes report unusually high memory usage even
without any user processes active.

 Do you have a problem with paging to swap space?  My experience
with Red Hat 6.2 is that memory fills up with everything I have
used, such as files that have been read.  But that space is given
to new processes when needed.  It seems that as much as possible is
cached into memory.

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