Newbies Question: High inactive memory and Quota in kernel

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri May 9 11:22:55 PDT 2003

"meimi" <meimi_1 at> writes:

> I think if the inactive memory is large, then free memory will be small. When some programs need a lot of memory, they may not have enough and use the swap space. Thus, decrease overall performance.

No.  In that case, inactive memory will be converted to free memory as
the programs need it.  

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