DO Ideas 2

Add UKSM options

It would be nice if there were UKSM options in the kernel list.

It would allow that 5$ package stretch further for a lot of people.

  • Scott R.
  • Sep 11 2018
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  • Scott R. commented
    September 11, 2018 18:39

    I probably should have given an explaination.

    UKSM is a kernel module + daemon that uses a small bit of CPU to deduplicate ram. It allows your limited ram stock to go a LOT farther. Every time you call a page, it gets loaded into ram, and a process eventually checks to see if you have duplicated copies. If you have duplicated copies, the pages are replaced by pointers, which are much smaller.

    This effectively massively increases your ram capacity, without needing more ram.