Re: swapping,any updates ?? Just wasted money on mem upgrade performance still suck :-(

From: Stephan von Krawczynski (
Date: Sun Jan 06 2002 - 11:02:04 EST

On Sun, 06 Jan 2002 16:31:21 +0100
christian e <> wrote:

> Hi,all
> You might remember I had issues with massive swapping and wanted to know
> whether I can control the amount of cache and buffers and so on.Well I
> thought a mem upgrade would do the trick ,but no :-(
> Not easy to explain to my boss that it still crawls with 512 MB mem and
> that's the max limit in this laptop..Anyone found any solutions ?? Check
> this out:

Besides the fact I couldn't identify the kernel version from your mail, I would

1) Turn off swap, then
2) Use 2.4.17 with patch I send you off LKML.

Then give us a hint if things got better.


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