F16 unusable while writing to pendrive [SOLVED -- not]

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 03:30:26 UTC 2012

On Mon, 2012-01-23 at 02:41 +0000, Marko Vojinovic wrote:
> I have chosen to set up the "madvise" state rather than the "never"
> state, so 
> I added "transparent_hugepage=madvise" to the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX line
> in 
> /etc/default/grub, ran "grub2-mkconfig /boot/grub2/grub.cfg" to
> activate the 
> change, and rebooted. After the reboot, the /sys/kernel/.../enabled
> file reads:
>    always [madvise] never
> instead of the previous
>    [always] madvise never
> I guess that means it works. :-)

I've only tried the "never" option on the boot line, and it definitely
didn't work, i.e. the setting stayed at [always]. I might try with
madvise to see if it makes a difference.


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