System Hangs Due To Process Kswapd0 (Doc ID 2240180.1)

Last updated on MARCH 30, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

kswapd0 consuming high CPU which causes system to hung.

Changes

kernel parameter vm.swappiness from "60" to "0".

Cause

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