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#!/bin/bash
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# \author Navid Nikaein, Rohit Gupta

# To free unused memory else test setup runs out of memory
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mem_threshold=0.2 #If free memory is less than this threshold, then VM drop cache is called
mem_tot=`vmstat -s -S k |grep "total memory" | awk '{print $1}'`
mem_free=`vmstat -s -S k |grep "free memory" | awk '{print $1}'`

mem_frac=`bc <<< "scale=4;$mem_free/$mem_tot"`
echo $mem_frac
#mem_frac=`bc <<< "scale=4;`echo $mem_free`/`echo $mem_tot`"`
echo "Total Memory = $mem_tot k "
echo "Free Memory = $mem_free k"
echo "Fraction free memory = $mem_frac "

res=`bc <<< "$mem_frac < 0.2" `

echo "Comparison Result = $res"

if [ "$res" == "1" ]
then
  echo "Free memory less than threshold = $mem_threshold"
  sudo -E bash -c 'echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches ' 
fi
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