Clear Cache in redhat

How To Clear Cache Memory, Buffer Cache In Linux

how to clear cache, It’s a good idea to clear the memory on the server because it can slow down the server performance. There will be no problem of flushing the cache on the server.

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As this is a non-destructive operation and dirty objects are not free able, You should run ‘sync’ first.

Let’s Begin 

1. Free Pagecache

sync; echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches

2. Free Dentries and inodes

sync; echo 2 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches

3. Free Pagecache, Dentries and inodes

sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches

You can also create a script and run this using crontab

crontab -e

10 * * * * sync; “echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches”

You’re done



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