Re: 2.1.111 and memory performance (much better ;-)

Michael Nelson (
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 05:51:52 -0700

On Mon, Jul 27, 1998 at 09:43:45AM +0100, Christof Damian wrote:

-> I just wanted to mention that 2.1.111 is much nicer on my machine (2*P200
-> 64MB). I did not realize that it was bad before, until I installed 2.1.111.
-> Now I can start netscape, staroffice, "cvs -z3 update -dP" for linux-vger
-> and mozilla and a make -j2 kernel and it does not hit the harddisk as hard
-> as before. The whole system works much better now.
-> the only patch I am using is aic7xxx 5.1.0pre5, to get my 2940uw running.

I see the same thing on my UP 233 MMX machine. Very stable, fast. I am
also running that same aic patch.


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