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Garbage Collection

stevemcevoy07
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Hi sorry for the vague title, I am running some tests on a Solaris platform and trying to figure out how memory is released from one of our drivers that sits resident in memory. When using the top command I can see how much memory the driver is using. But as I start to release components that this driver manages, I would presume to see the memory be released from the driver, as it appears on a Windows test machine that I am also testing on.
One of my colleagues mentioned this thing about garbage collection that runs on Unix. I really dont know anything about this and want to try and figure out how Solaris manages drivers that reside in memory and how it does it release the memory.

Thanks in advance

Steve
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