Re: Swap performance in pre-2.1.89-3

David Burrows (
Sun, 1 Mar 1998 02:54:59 +1000 (EST)

On Sat, 28 Feb 1998, David Woodhouse wrote:

> Swap performance seems to be utterly shafted in pre-2.1.89-3. As soon as it
> starts swapping, the system load jumps from it's usual 2 (rc5des, 2 off) to
> about 6. Even the mouse (under X) stops responding for about 15 seconds at a
> time.

I see this too with RedHat 5.0, p133, 16mb ram. 16mb swap, glibc 2.06..
Everything else works relatively fine though..

Waiting for 2.1.89-4... :)



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