On 4 Aug 2005, at 09:23, Colin O'Keeffe wrote:
> Looking at phpsysinfo, my memory usuage ( have 1 gig of ram ) is at
> 98% and holding there constantly
>> Iam running
>> I rebooted the machine yesterday and it was around 20% for a good
> while, but 98% is defo not right!?!?!
I'm not familiar with phpsysinfo but in general, on a Linux or Unix
box, you WANT your memory usage to be at or near to 100% - there's no
point in having memory idle. Over time, free memory in your box will be
used as buffers / cache, and this is why you see usage building up from
20% to 98%. Nothing wrong with that at all. Note that I say this
without seeing your box of course. It could be that you have some
program which is leaking memory madly. To evaluate that, you'd need to
look at the output of free and top and such tools. But most likely the
explanation is as I have outlined.
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