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From: Per Buer <perbu@linpro.no>
To: Marcelo Tosatti <marcelo.tosatti@cyclades.com>
Cc: William Lee Irwin III <wli@holomorphy.com>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.4: mylex and > 2GB RAM
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 14:21:37 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1071062497.32441.20.camel@netstat.linpro.no> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0312090830270.1289-100000@logos.cnet>

Marcelo,

On Tue, 2003-12-09 at 11:31, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> 
> You may want to give 2.4.23 a try. 
> 
> The VM has been changed to balance the memory in a "saner" way wrt 
> highmem. 

All I can say is that it is somewhat better - but far from good. When
writing intensively prosesses more or less lock up when we run out of
Lowmem. 

2.4.23 seems to recover from this state faster then 2.4.22 - but I cant
really quantify this in any way.

-- 
There are only 10 different kinds of people in the world,
those who understand binary, and those who don't.



  reply	other threads:[~2003-12-10 13:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-12-08 15:24 2.4: mylex and > 2GB RAM Per Buer
2003-12-08 15:36 ` William Lee Irwin III
2003-12-08 15:54   ` Per Buer
2003-12-08 16:22     ` William Lee Irwin III
2003-12-08 20:15       ` Per Andreas Buer
2003-12-08 20:22         ` William Lee Irwin III
2003-12-08 21:01           ` Per Andreas Buer
2003-12-08 21:02             ` William Lee Irwin III
2003-12-08 21:25               ` Per Andreas Buer
2003-12-08 21:36                 ` William Lee Irwin III
2003-12-09 10:31             ` Marcelo Tosatti
2003-12-10 13:21               ` Per Buer [this message]
2003-12-08 20:40         ` Zwane Mwaikambo
2003-12-08 15:58 Hank Leininger

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