[maemo-users] Hacker Edition: a short review

From: Steve Greenland steveg at moregruel.net
Date: Mon Oct 22 18:15:55 EEST 2007
According to Krischan Keitsch  <krischan.keitsch at alumni.tu-berlin.de>:
> Higher values will instruct the kernel to use the swap file more often 
> instead cleaning the cache first.
> You can check the actual value  with:
> cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness
> The default is 1. Seatbelt will set this value to 100.

For those who want to try this, you don't need a package:

echo 100 > /proc/sys/vm/swappiness

(Seatbelt may provide other functions, though; I don't know.)


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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