Description of problem: Memery duz not refresh, memory gets eaten up badly
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible:nikolaos meimaris <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> im having probloms with my system eating memory
> My system:
> 2 x PII Xeon 500 mhz
> was 1.5 gig RAM now is 1.0 gig RAM ( needed RAM on other)
> 3 Gig swap
> I was downloading the updates and notised my memery shrinking.
> I started the downloads, and the instalation. I was eating 785MB of
> on a system at idle, after I was dun. the installer was thrue. window
> closed. It had finished.It was kaput.
> restarted was running ok at 100+ RAM
> started downloadong ISO thru 'curl' memory is geting eaten at the
> of the download. memery growing transversy perportional to download
> opend 'System Monitor' added "all" the running prosses came to 200+
> somthing had some things running. Added the download( at the MB
> download it was in) to the 'system monitor' and got same number +
> My question is redhat 8.0 use Ram not swap for downloads?
> Is it saposed to keep eating RAM after download is thrue?
> Will redhat 9.0 cuere me?
> God Bless
> and Thank You
> Nikolaos A Meimaris
> P.S. at 697 Mb used right now
I allso get the problem when i right CD-Rs the memery fills up as fast as the
cd is writen and it dusent refresh
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:memory gets eaten
Expected results: memory to get refreshed and re alocated
Additional info: God Loves You
fixed in 7.10.5 in rawhide