Re: test10-pre1 problems on 4-way SuperServer8050

From: Ben LaHaise (
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 16:02:24 EST

On Wed, 11 Oct 2000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:

> it works fine then. Kernel compiles in 68 seconds as it should. Shall I
> keep incrementing mem= to see what happens next...

I suspect fixing the mtrrs on the machine will fix this problem, as a
38-40 times slowdown on a machine that isn't swapping is most likely a
lack of memory caching (as Rik pointed out 38-40 times is right on the
nose for the difference in speed between the cache and main memory).


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