You could help us understand the problem by providing additional details.
What distro name and version are you running? What hardware are you using?
Also, if you could provide some links to posts/articles of others who are
experiencing this same problem, it might help narrow down the actual issue.

On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 8:09 AM <willsca...@gmail.com> wrote:

> >If you can't get an answer here, you may want to try the Linux.Kernel
> group on Google Groups. I might also recommend that you avoid
> generalizations about Linux when discussing the issues you are
> experiencing, it comes off as terse and mildly offensive.
>
> you obviously don't understand the problem, just look around the internet
> and you'll see other people experiencing the same thing...your response is
> utter nonsense.
>
>
>
>
> On Thursday, 1 March 2018 22:42:00 UTC, Network Ninja wrote:
>
>> I can't answer your question, but I can tell you I don't experience the
>> problem you are having, and I've never heard of anyone else with the issue.
>> Linux is a very advanced OS, and hadn't survived these many decades with a
>> memory exhaustion error.
>>
>> If you can't get an answer here, you may want to try the Linux.Kernel
>> group on Google Groups. I might also recommend that you avoid
>> generalizations about Linux when discussing the issues you are
>> experiencing, it comes off as terse and mildly offensive.
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 1, 2018, 15:36 <wills...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
> Simple question why does linux hold onto cached dentry/inodes/data for an
>>> extended period of time and to the point where a host experiences memory
>>> starvation and you're forced to drop the cache to stop the host falling
>>> over ?
>>> Before anyone answers don't regurgitate the Linux ate my ram issue. The
>>> issue I see seems to be fundamental flaw, dirty ratios and cache pressure
>>> settings have little affect on the cache reclaim
>>> Short of cron'ing the dropping of the cache Linux appears to handle this
>>> quite badly?
>>>
>>> Am I missing something ?
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