On Mon, 23 Feb 2004, Bobby Gochuico wrote:

> Right now after an hour its now 264MB down to 171 MB.


No, it is not.

> Processes: 32 sleeping, 1 running, 0 zombie, 0 stopped
> CPU states: 1.9% user, 1.7% system, 0.0% nice, 96.2% idle
> Mem: 517220K av, 345956K used, 171264K free, 26932K shrd, 145524K
> buff
> Swap: 514040K av, 0K used, 514040K free 67160K
> cached


This indicates 171264K + 145524K + 67160K = 375MB free memory.

Don't worry that much about the "free" column. This column is misnamed and
should read "wasted idle memory not needed".

Regards
Henrik