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Date:      Fri, 16 Jan 2009 22:23:06 +0100 (CET)
From:      Wojciech Puchar <wojtek@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
To:        Tim Kellers <kellers@njit.edu>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: RAM/Memory resources on 7 STABLE
Message-ID:  <20090116222249.S10333@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
In-Reply-To: <4970C565.1000304@njit.edu>
References:  <4970C565.1000304@njit.edu>

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> When I boot this machine it usually shows (in top) about 11 G Free in the 
> Mem: line
>
> The machine, in this snippet, has been up for 5 days 22 hours and change and 
> it now shows 1436M free in the Mem: line
> I've been watching the number and it has been slowly decreasing over the 5 
> days since its last boot.  It looks like as the Free line trends down, the 
> Inact value trends up to keep the total Mem used at the installed 12G

ALL unused memory is used as disk cache in FreeBSD.



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