Oracle Linux: How To Set read_ahead_kb Value For a Disk
(Doc ID 2791046.1)
Last updated on JULY 13, 2021
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.8 and later
To tune the read_ahead_kb kernel parameter.
This setting controls how much extra data the operating system reads from disk when performing I/O operations.
Reducing this value from the default typically increases sustained throughput. Default: 128KB
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