Re: Which is better at vm, and why? 2.2 or 2.4

From: Patrick McFarland (
Date: Sat Oct 13 2001 - 12:33:01 EST

Hmm, it seems that I didnt realize I had to cc that to the list, because I belive this is something that should be on the list.

Anyhow, exactly how much tweeking did you do, and isnt the ac tree suppost to be unstable?

On 13-Oct-2001, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Now as of the tuning problem, that seems to be deep magic to me. How would =
> > one tune 2.4 for a p133 with 16 megs of memory? Or should I just give up an=
> > d try to tune 2.2?
> I've been running 2.4.12-ac1 happily on both 20Mb and 32Mb boxes. The
> performance of the kernel has been good. Indeed the tuning work I had to do
> on the 20Mb PC110 has been userspace.
> Alan

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