Re: Limiting memory allocated by buffer cache in 2.4 kernel

From: Jesse Barnes
Date: Wed Dec 15 2004 - 12:59:47 EST

On Wednesday, December 15, 2004 6:45 am, N.C.Krishna Murthy (krmurthy) wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using linux 2.4.22 kernel. Is there any way to limit the amount
> of memory allocated by buffer cache? Eariler versions used to have
> /proc/sys/vm/buffermem.

For that matter, is there a way to do this in 2.6? We've seen problems caused
by huge page caches pushing data allocations off-node, so it would be really
nice to have a limit control...

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