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Authored by: lullabud on Apr 11, '12 09:44:35AM
This hint has already been posted in another more basic form and was refuted at that time too.
$ man purge | cat

purge(8)                  BSD System Manager's Manual                 purge(8)

     purge -- force disk cache to be purged (flushed and emptied)


     Purge can be used to approximate initial boot conditions with a cold disk
     buffer cache for performance analysis. It does not affect anonymous mem-
     ory that has been allocated through malloc, vm_allocate, etc.

     sync(8), malloc(3)

                              September 20, 2005

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