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Re: How to use zram ?





On 09/28/2017 04:09 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
On Thursday 28 September 2017 09:58:39 tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:

On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 09:51:21AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
On Thursday 28 September 2017 05:47:56 Pierre Couderc wrote:
I have found no howto for zram under debian,  nor even the word
"zram" in the archives of this list !

I have tried to use zramctl but it refuses with :
A better question from me might be, what is it?
It seems to be a way to swap out to "compressed RAM"[1] (sloppy, I
know, but you hopefully get the idea).

I do have the kernel module, but not the zramctl. One is not useful w/o
the other. But I learned something from this thread. Thanks.

zramctl is delivered in basic stretch (ot I did install it witohut knowing...) but see my other post for its use.