Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: Gyujin Park <gpark@××××××.com>
To: gentoo-performance@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-performance] swap?
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2004 17:03:41
Thanks, all I'm just going to forget about 2004.2
I'm going back to 2004.0 with vanilla-sources.
Gentoo stability in 2004.2 isn't good. I just genkerneled 2.4 in other system
under 2004.2

It gives me some error outputs I didn't notice while I was installing on the test

2004.0 won't probably effect anything, since portage has everything upto date.

Thanks all


On Sat Jul 31 10:57 , Bart Alewijnse <scarfboy@×××××.com> sent:

>Yeah, I told him that now, in a mail I just noticed I forgot to copy the gentoo >list address into. gmail does NOT cooperate with mailing lists, *sigh* > >(Incidentally, I used the dd as a test on my own computer (384mb of >mem) to see when it would start swapping out processes, in case you >wondered why I suggested doing that) > >On Sat, 31 Jul 2004 12:44:09 -0400, Colin Kingsley ckingsley@×××××.com> wrote: >> um. that makes NO sense at ALL. >> Besides, youve missed the point that using 99% of your physical memory >> is not a problem. However, the fact that /proc/sys/vm/swappiness does >> not exist is extreemly wierd, maybe you need support for it compiled >> into your kernel. While youre at it, maybe you need to check some >> other parts of your kernel config. Make sure you have shared memory >> support compiled into your kernel! > >That seems sensical. I know very little about the details of swapping, >but I have swappiness as well (currenly running gentoo with, err, with >kernel 2.6.8-rc2.mm1). > >However, from a quick google I think it might be a 2.6 feature; he >runs a 2.4 kernel. > >--Bart Alewijnse > >-- >gentoo-performance@g.o mailing list >
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