Is there a way to find out if Linux kernel is leaking memory by running some commands? I am almost positive that the linux kernel is leaking memory. However, the top and free -k do not reveal much. Is there a way that I can look at how much memory kernel has allocated and hopefully some kind of a memory map too? Thanks for any inputs
Try looking at /proc/meminfo:
The resulting fields are described in the kernel documentation.
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