[TriLUG] Memory use with 2.4 kernel?
Tue, 2 Apr 2002 13:58:15 -0500
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On Tue, Apr 02, 2002 at 01:08:40PM -0500, Michael Czeiszperger wrote:
> I'm sure this has been discussed on this list before, but I've recently=
> upgraded my kernel at home to 2.4, and the memory usage seems to be reall=
> high. I've got a 256MB box, and top reports the darn thing is using most =
> it. I've turned off everything that's not in use.
Which 2.4 kernel? Virtually every revision of 2.4 gives different
performance profiles. Kinda sickening, actually. I'm at 2.4.18-rc2-ac1
myself since things appear to have stabilized.
> Call me crazy, but I kind of expect a 256MB box to be able to handle a=20
> vanilla workstation KDE configuration with no servers or any other extra=
> software running.
It can just fine.
Dan Chen firstname.lastname@example.org
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