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From: "Vinay I K" <abcxyz1@lycos.com>
To: Linux-MM@kvack.org
Subject: Linux free issue
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2003 18:34:50 +0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <MEHFFGFJPAFEOBAA@mailcity.com> (raw)

Hello,

Its a newbie question. I have been trying to look around and hit upon the following link.      
http://mail.nl.linux.org/linux-mm/1998-08/msg00028.html

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?

Thanks,
Vishwas


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             reply	other threads:[~2003-07-19 13:34 UTC|newest]

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

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