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From Jonathan Vanasco <>
Subject Re: Memory leak in mod_perl?
Date Wed, 06 Sep 2006 23:09:15 GMT

On Sep 6, 2006, at 6:41 PM, Frank Wiles wrote:

>    Is that 500MB that "vanished" in used, buffers, or cached?  Just
>    because it isn't listed in "free" doesn't mean it isn't "free" from
>    a "Available memory I can use" standpoint.  For example, your  
> system
>    will reclaim memory from cached and buffers when it runs out of
>    "free".

off my original discovery, a few restarts of apache/pg and i started  
running into swap- like the original poster.

i haven't been able to run memory down that low on purpose yet-- if  
you've got any clues into examining the cache/buffers , I'll gladly  
give it a go.

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