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Re^2: [OT]What is "buffers" and "cached" memory in Linux system box?

by sunshine_august (Scribe)
on Sep 20, 2008 at 03:33 UTC ( #712686=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    A = B + C = G + H
    G = B - E - F
    H = C + E + F
    
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                 total       used       free     shared    buffers     cac
    +hed
    Mem:          7973         68       7904          0          8        
    + 27
    ...
    Mem:          7973        106       7866          0          8        
    + 27
    -/+ buffers/cache:         71       7902
    Swap:         2047          0       2047
    
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                 total       used       free     shared    buffers     cac
    +hed
    Mem:          7973        112       7860          0          8        
    + 27
    ...
    Mem:          7973       7925         47          0          0        
    +  4
    -/+ buffers/cache:       7920         53
    Swap:         2047        144       1903
    

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