Re: Which kernel (Linus or ac)?

From: Oden Eriksson (
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 18:50:58 EST

On Thursdayen den 11 October 2001 20.56, Tim Moore wrote:
> J Sloan wrote:
> > Tim Moore wrote:
> > > Any special reason to use 2.4?
> >
> > er... scalability, performance, features?
> Observations based on Roswell 2 and identical Abit BP6's: faster disk
> I/O and kernel builds (same options), smoother X11 performance (SVGA),
> higher LAN network I/O (switched LNE100TX) under heavy loads, and, none
> of the recent latency or VM issues. As for features, I don't need any
> new feature specific to 2.4.

Hi, sorry for intruding, but what is Roswell2?

And, I also have a Abit BP6. Do you really mean that 2.2.19+ has better

Maybe i should go back using an older kernel to test it. On this machine I
have 2 30GB IBM disks on the HPT controller in raid 0+1, I could try som
benchmarking with bonnie.

> > > I only use 2.2.19p8 and 2.2.20p10 where
> > > stability is important.
> >
> > experimental pre-releases? interesting...
> I see your point but everything since 2.2.19p2 been stable for my NFS
> and app server testing needs as well as primary desktop machine.
> rgds,
> tim.

Oden Eriksson, Jokkmokk, Sweden.
Mandrake Linux release 8.1 (Vitamin) for i586, kernel 2.4.10-2mdksmp. Uptime: 
2 days
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