All about "min_free_kbytes" parameter

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Issue

  • What is min_free_kbytes parameter?
  • How does min_free_kbytes parameter impacts a server memory utilization?
  • How does min_free_kbytes parameter and Swap space relate with each other with regards to memory pressure and memory reclamation?
  • How is default value of min_free_kbytes calculated ?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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