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.
- Linux Operating system
- make, gcc and alike
./allocator <Desired Amount Of Free Memory>
git clone https://github.com/rmetzger/dynamic-ballooner.git cd dynamic-ballooner make
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.