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Linux Tuning The Virtual Memory (VM) Subsystem

Oct 18, 2009, 16:04 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Linux allows you to tune the VM subsystem. However, tuning the memory subsystem is a challenging task. Wrong settings can affect the overall performance of your system. I suggest you modify one setting at a time and monitor your system for sometime. If performance increased keep the settings else revert back.

"Say Hello To /proc/sys/vm

"The files in this directory can be used to tune the operation of the virtual memory (VM) subsystem of the Linux kernel:

cd /proc/sys/vm
ls -l

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