[pacman-dev] [PATCH] HACKING: add some notes /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches

Laszlo Papp djszapi at archlinux.us
Tue Nov 17 03:54:28 EST 2009

On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 7:59 AM, Sebastian Nowicki <sebnow at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 17, 2009, at 7:44 AM, Laszlo Papp wrote:
>> +# echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
> Note that this is Linux specific. Perhaps instructions for other kernels
> should be included as well.

Valgrind has got limitation too:
It runs on the following platforms: X86/Linux, AMD64/Linux,
PPC32/Linux, PPC64/Linux, and X86/Darwin (Mac OS X)

Otherwise I don't use other kernels, just Linux :P If it's needed I
hope other contributor can help.

Best Regards,
Laszlo Papp

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