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Old 21 February 2014, 14:19   #5
Mrs Beanbag
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Originally Posted by Amicol View Post
I've always wondered why my A1200 steadily loses fastmemory during use.
Starting up Igame, various WHDLoad games, the memory doesn't seem to get reclaimed when they are exited.
I have to reboot the system to get my free RAM back.

Is this normal? And if so, why?
AmigaDOS doesn't track which processes reserved which bits of memory so it's the responsibility of the programmer to free them up, the OS can't do it automatically when the process exits.
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