Top loses memory over time? Memory leak?
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Wed Dec 22 16:36:18 PST 2004
Tim <Niy at extacy.homeip.net> writes:
> This machine sat unattended all day. What could be causing the drastic
> drop in Free memory? Is this normal? When I actually use the machine,
> it's even worse... Almost all of my RAM goes from Free to other
> various states, Mostly Inactive, even after I've closed all the
> programs I've had open, rather quickly (maybe an hour or two)
See the FAQ, but basically the answer is
"Free memory is wasted memory."
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