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In that case it should be marked as inactive memory so it can be reused, that memory that was taken up by the end of the day would never be reclaimed so I was paging a lot.



>In that case it should be marked as inactive memory so it can be reused

That would be the job of the memory manager to decide when to do that. Memory could be kept in the non-free state for longer that it actually is needed, but still be marked internally to be available when needed.

OTOH, if you have paging, as you say, then something is wrong, true.

But I don't think that the screenshot shows something wrong.




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