Re: 2.4.10aa1 (00_vm-tweaks-1)

Andrea Arcangeli (
Tue, 25 Sep 2001 20:44:28 +0200

On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 06:33:57PM +1000, john slee wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 23, 2001 at 10:46:36PM +0100, wrote:
> > In article <> you wrote:
> > >> If you took my patch for it, PLEASE don't send it for inclusion; it's an
> > >> evil hack and no longer needed when Intel fixes the bug in their 440GX bios.
> >
> > > "when" is not a word I find useful about most bios bugs. Try "if" or
> > > "less likely that being hit on the head by an asteroid"
> >
> > This case is different. Intel promised the update "soon". For them it's
> oh, they _promised_! great!
> on another note...
> 2.4.10 is great incidentally, noticeably improved performance for
> a somewhat large postgresql db on raid0 (35GB, ~100 million rows)

This was actually the first priority and it's nice to hear it is
apparently been achieved successfully.

I also take the opportunity to remind everybody to keep the
00_vm-tweaks-1 from 2.4.10aa1 applied on top of 2.4.10, it seems quite
important here.

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