Andreas Grimm wrote:
> Hi Johannes,
>
> i know this. But why the kernel locks that memory for a so long time
> (2 days now)? Is there a way to enforce the reclaiming? And how can i
> find out, which process owns that memory. The problem is, that i can't
> accept, that the free memory fell down to 50MB, when i have 24GB in
> the nirvana. The system was recently very close to the awkward
> situation to swap to disk, and i bet it will do so in the next few
> days, because it happened before. Unintelligible, if one got that much
> ram.
>
> Bye, Andreas


The memory should not be locked. If the kernel has no reason to reclaim
the memory, it won't, though.
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