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From: "Vinay I K" <>
Subject: Linux free issue
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2003 18:35:12 +0500	[thread overview]
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Its a newbie question. I have been trying to look around and hit upon the following link.

I am a bit confused. When we call free in Linux, is the memory not given back to the system(just cached)? What is the state of the issue in the latest Linux Kernel?


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             reply	other threads:[~2003-07-19 13:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-19 13:35 Vinay I K [this message]
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2003-07-19 13:34 Linux free issue Vinay I K
2003-07-19 14:39 ` Rik van Riel
2003-07-20  2:27   ` Eugene Teo

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