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#1 2022-08-24 18:48:36

shazam
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Registered: 2022-08-13
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How to change swappiness in Devuan with sysvint ?

How to change swappiness in Devuan with sysvint for reducing swapping in SSD ?
in debian with systemd
i follow  these steps:

pluma admin:///etc/sysctl.conf
then i add the following lines in sysctl.conf

# Reduce the swappiness from 60 default to 10
vm.swappiness=10

how to do this in devuan withsystvint?

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#2 2022-08-24 19:20:26

Head_on_a_Stick
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From: London
Registered: 2019-03-24
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Re: How to change swappiness in Devuan with sysvint ?

vm.swappiness does not control when swap is used. It only mediates what type of swap is used once it is activated.

EDIT: but yes, configuring sysctl.conf is identical under sysvinit (or even runit-init or openrc-init).

Last edited by Head_on_a_Stick (2022-08-24 19:27:18)

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