On Fri, Dec 15, 2000 at 04:10:56PM +0000, James McD wrote:
> I have an SGI INDY r4600 133 with 64 megs of ram and a 1 gig drive. I have
> simple linux and the 2.4test9 kernel running on it. Thank you for the advice
> on getting it booting from the hard drive btw Guido!
> Here is my dilema. It has nothing running other than standard services
> ie. login, networking. No web server, none of the goodies yet, and I am
> consuming 60 out of my 64 megs of available ram. I do not even have X
> installed yet. I know 64 megs isnt alot, but it seems to be quite a high
> consumption for no services being run. Please let me know if anybody knows
> if an SGI handles memory differently, or if I should just get more and quit
That's a classic one - Linux uses most of it's `free' memory as disk cache,
so it doesn't show up as `free' in the free output.