Re: VM test on 2.4.12-ac1, 2.4.12aa1, and 2.4.13-pre2

From: Mike Galbraith (
Date: Sun Oct 14 2001 - 00:41:20 EST

On Sun, 14 Oct 2001 wrote:

> Kernels test summary:
> 2.4.12-ac1 Wide variance in memory allocation
> 2.4.12aa1 Interesting vmstat/mp3blaster pattern
> 2.4.13-pre2 Locked up on 7th iteration
> Test:
> Run loop of 10 iterations of Linux Test Project's "mtest01 -p80 -w"
> This test attempts to allocate 80% of virtual memory and write to
> each page. Simulataneously listen to mp3blaster.


You should try out 2.4.13pre2.aa1.. it out performs both 2.4.12-ac1 and
2.4.13-pre2 with the [heavy] vm burner I watch here. It's considerably
smoother than 2.4.13-pre2 at full throttle, with improved cpu utilization.


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