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Oracle Linux 7 - "transparent_hugepage=never" and Disabled in "tuned" Profiles but still "AnonHugePages" Is Showing Non Zero Value (Doc ID 2539138.1)

Last updated on MARCH 10, 2024

Applies to:

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


On Oracle Linux 7 server,  the THP has been disabled in the grub command line "transparent_hugepage=never", and also Linux uses "tuned" profiles. But "AnonHugePages" is still showing non zero value.
Following KM are referenced to disabled the THP.
ALERT: Disable Transparent HugePages on SLES11, RHEL6, RHEL7, OL6, OL7, and UEK2 and above ( Doc ID 1557478.1 )
Oracle Linux 7 - How to disable Transparent HugePages for RHCK kernel? ( Doc ID 2066217.1 )


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