Subjective 2.4.4 performance report

From: George Bonser (
Date: Sun Apr 29 2001 - 01:22:38 EST

I will know better when the load ramps up next week but 2.4.4 (with Al
Viro's prune_icache() patch) just seems to "feel" better than the previous
2.4 kernels did. This is a UP Pentium-III with 256MB RAM used as a web
server with about 100 connections open as I write this and serving about 50

Note this machine does not run X or have any users logged in, it is just a
plain old web server (Debian Woody and Apache).

Now that I have said this it will likely turn into a smoking heap of

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