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Ubuntu 18.04 Linux kernel settings for Dell Latitude 7480
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-hwe-18.04 xserver-xorg-hwe-18.04
sudo mkdir /etc/default/grub.d
# adjust i915 related kernel parameters
# references for different settings:
# intel_iommu=igfx_off -
# intel_idle.max_cstate=4
# i915.enable_rc6=0 setting no more exists in 5.x kernel and the workaround stopped working (,
# the workaround is intel_idle.max_cstate=4,
# i915.enable_psr=0 -
# i915.enable_fbc=0 -
# i915.enable_guc=2 -
echo 'GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="$GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX intel_iommu=igfx_off intel_idle.max_cstate=4 i915.enable_psr=0 i915.disable_power_well=1 i915.enable_fbc=0 i915.enable_guc=2"' | sudo tee /etc/default/grub.d/i915.cfg
# pass "Linux" in acpi_osi parameter (For some HW a value like "Windows 2012" might be more appropriate, ref
echo 'GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="$GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX acpi_osi=Linux"' | sudo tee /etc/default/grub.d/acpi.cfg
# disable unnecessary memory optimization in Linux for desktop usage, save some CPU cycles since khugepaged won't need to run
echo 'GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="$GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX transparent_hugepage=never"' | sudo tee /etc/default/grub.d/thp_disable.cfg
# adjust cgroup settings for docker
echo 'GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="$GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX cgroup_enable=memory swapaccount=1"' | sudo tee /etc/default/grub.d/cgroup.cfg
sudo update-grub
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Excellent data, I have a 7480 and was looking for something like that. By the way does it currently apply? because this was created 2 years ago, thanks

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Hi, do you have some recommendation for Latitude E5495 (which does not boot with kernel since 5.18)?

Thank you so much in advance!

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