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Re: Memory staying in cached status -- Possible Memory Leak



Have you ran a memtest86+ on the box?

On Wed, 2006-10-25 at 10:31 -0400, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> Hi there --
> 
> I am running Fedora Core 5 that was hardened by Bastille Linux on a system with
> 1.5 GB of RAM. The system functions as an e-mail server running Sendmail along
> with MailScanner, SpamAssassin, and ClamAV. 
> 
> I have noticed over time, via the free -m command, that the amount of cached RAM
> is going up. This results in the amount of free memory going down to where there
> is almost nothing left. The end result has been the system to periodically
> hanging, which forces me to reboot the server. 
> 
> What can I do to correct this problem? Thanks. 
> 
> 
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Adam Hough
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