Memory leakage

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Fri Apr 2 09:16:40 BST 2004

More likely application memory leakage....

how does your friend quantify his conclusion..
Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

Scott Donaldson wrote:
> Is there an issue with 5 series and memory leakage? A friend of mine claims
> that FreeBSD 5.2 suffers memory leakage, however I haven't experienced any
> such problems, often leaving machines running at full load for days and
> finding that they have barely touched the swapfile and memory is plenty
> free.
> Nosing through the bug listings I couldn't find any kernel leakages
> mentioned, only a few app bugs.
> If anything I've found FreeBSD to be the lightest OS on memory, beating out
> Solaris, Linux family.
> bye
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