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[Discuss] [discuss] ugly problem

>daniel barrett wrote:
>> if test -f /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled; then
>>    echo never > /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled
>> fi
>> if test -f /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/defrag; then
>>    echo never > /sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/defrag
>> fi

On July 25, 2018, dan moylan wrote:
>fwiw i did this and haven't had a freezeup since (thanks, daniel).


In my case, the problem happened when Chrome and VMware Workstation
were both running. The CPU usage for VMWare would peg at 100% at
random times and freeze the machine. Turning off the hugepage stuff
worked like a charm.

Dan Barrett
dbarrett at

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