Setting swapiness=0 Does Not Completely Disable Swap Usage

(Doc ID 2328563.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 23, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.2 to Oracle Linux 7.4 [Release OL5U2 to OL7U4]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Goal

Why adding swapiness=0 to /etc/sysctl.conf does not completely disable swap usage ?

Solution

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