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Memory Issue in ARM 9 Embedded Linux.

Discussion in 'Linux Hardware' started by ashishbpatil123, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. ashishbpatil123

    ashishbpatil123 New Member

    Jan 12, 2013
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    I am writing an embedded application based on ARM 9 v5 processor, and using NAND of size 64 MB. My problem is that when I copied the text or binary files of sized 3-4 MB the free physical memory gets reduced by only few KB's, whereas ls -l show the file size in MB.

    By repeating same process i reached one point where df command shows me 10 MB size is free and du show the total size 239MB.

    how this can be happen as i have only 64MB of NAND how i am able to add files upto 239 MB of size.:eek:

    please reply. i need help to solve this problem.

    Thank in advanced.

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