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Re: ksmd - what is expected behavior?



On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 09:08 -0700, Tom London wrote:
...
> But I notice that "ksm" appears off:
> 
> [root tlondon init.d]# service ksm status
> ksm is not running
> [root tlondon init.d]# service ksmtuned status
> ksmtuned (pid  2559) is running...
> [root tlondon init.d]#
> 
> Interesting tuning.... ;)
> 
> Any idea what is going on?

Yes, because ksmd (a kernel thread) is enabled by default, the ksm init
script isn't needed to enable it currently

However, in 2.6.32, ksmd is disabled by default and the ksm init script
will be needed to enable it

Cheers,
Mark.


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