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Bug 106836 - Can't find /proc/sys/vm/buffermem
Can't find /proc/sys/vm/buffermem
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-10-11 10:35 EDT by Vidar Haugsvær
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:58 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-14 19:41:46 EDT
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Description Vidar Haugsvær 2003-10-11 10:35:34 EDT
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Description of problem:
/proc/sys/vm/buffermem does not exist.

[root@test root]# cat /proc/sys/vm/buffermem
cat: /proc/sys/vm/buffermem: No such file or directory

[root@test root]# grep "/proc " /proc/mounts
/proc /proc proc rw 0 0

[root@test root]# uname -a
Linux 2.4.20-20.9smp #1 SMP Mon Aug 18 11:32:15 EDT 2003
i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. cat /proc/sys/vm/buffermem

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Comment 1 Vidar Haugsvær 2003-10-11 12:51:19 EDT
Actually, it's the kernel-smp-2.4.20-20.9 package
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2003-10-14 19:41:46 EDT
This went away with the large VM update in 2.4.10

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