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README.md

dynamic-ballooner

The purpose of this tool is to constantly allocate n MB of main memory on a linux machine. I've used this tool to do I/O hard disk benchmarks and we wanted to have a fixed amount of page cache pages around.

Dependencies

  • procps
  • Linux Operating system
  • make, gcc and alike

Usage

    ./allocator <Desired Amount Of Free Memory>

Building

git clone https://github.com/rmetzger/dynamic-ballooner.git
cd dynamic-ballooner
make

License

The code is licenced with LGPL. http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lesser.html

You can always ask me if you want to have it with a difference license.

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