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Oracle Linux 7 & 8: How to Disable Transparent HugePages ? (Doc ID 2066217.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 06, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


The purpose of this document is to detail the steps to disable Transparent HugePages on OL7 running RHCK kernel using tuned service. 


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In this Document
 Use a systemd(1) service to disable transparent hugepages
 Disable transparent hugepages via the Linux kernel command line
 Verify the THP (Transparent hugepage) mode
 Disable it globally on throughput-performance
 Disable it on active tuned profile

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