[Centos] cache flush command

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Tue Sep 28 00:36:23 UTC 2004

On Mon, 27 Sep 2004, William Warren wrote:

> is there a CLI command you can pass to a linux system(specifically CentOS 3)
> that will force it to flush the memory file cache and/or swap file without
> rebooting?

If you want to flush the filesystem buffers, try:


If you want to get rid of your swap, you could try:

	swapoff -a

But make sure you have sufficient physical memory to do that.

If this was not what you asked for, please rephrase :)

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