Re: 2.4.9-ac16 good perfomer?

Rik van Riel (
Fri, 28 Sep 2001 15:36:33 -0300 (BRST)

On Fri, 28 Sep 2001, bill davidsen wrote:

> I have been playing with 2.4.9-ac16 and I note that on a small machine
> (without the highmem issues) it really seems much slower initially.
> After startx I pop up netscape for a test, and it takes almost 50%
> longer than 2.4.8-pre3 I've been running since it was new. After that it
> seems okay but not wildly better, my aim was to be able to use netscape
> and cdrecord and {anything_else} at the same time.

Mmmm, interesting. Could you send me a screen worth of
top output and maybe 10 or 20 lines or so of 'vmstat 1'
output, both taken while the machine is going through a
hard time ?

Lets try to resolve this issue while we're at it ;)



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