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From: Colin Kingsley <ckingsley@...>
Subject: Re: gentoo performance problem with quota.
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2004 17:25:21 -0400
I dont know anything about quotas, but I would like to point out that
what you continue to refer to as Gentoo issues are in fact Linux
issues. Gentoo includes very very minimal modifications from the
vanila linux kernel and GNU utilities.

On Sun, 01 Aug 2004 11:34:58 -0600, Gyujin Park <gpark@...> wrote:
> Wow, I just noticed a siginifcant problem with Gentoo Performance with "Quotas"
> 
> according to "System Security Guide", one of the documentation, enabling quotas
> should not be a problem.
> 
> However, I just removed quota from activating, and there was a significat
> improvment in memory usage, and responsiveness.
> 
> HEre is the test system, y'all know.
> 
> 933MHz P3 coppermine
> 512MB Physica Memory
> 40GB HDD 7200RPM
> 80GB HDD 1K RPM (<-- /home folders, quotas set)
> 1024MB Swap.
> 
> The server's physical memory usage went down from,
> 
> ~510MB to ~50MB
> 
> when I turned off quota, and Apache2 and vsFTPD was running.
> 
> The server's responsiveness to regular mysql query with 100 fields,
> were from
> 
> 3sec to ~0.3sec.
> 
> This is weird, I guess Gentoo is not too good with Quotas. I just made a clean
> installation to 2.6.7 Development-sources due to previous swap problem.
> 
> -Tom-
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