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Re: How to use zram ?




On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 11:42:47AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> This sounds handy on a memory starved machine. And at 8GB in this 
> machine, I'm still using swap, with a 13 hour uptime, 22megs almost as 
> soon as I'd rebooted, and still 22. Which I don't fully grok, htop says 
> 22 megs used for swap, and only about 60% of that 8GB in use.

Freeing up the memory used by idle daemons and other layabouts lets the
system devote more memory to disk caching.