Re: NetXtreme experiences..
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 12:03:32PM +0100, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Feb 2003 11:27, A.Bory G2MS wrote:
> > > Tigon3 driver in 2.4.20 kernel source and the patch driver working fine.
> > >
> > > I recommend using 2.4.20 as the driver is built in (but be aware of the
> > issues
> > > if you have more than 1G of RAM).
> > I've just install a 2.4.20 vhith tygon3, what do you mean with those
> > issues?
> kswapd using large amounts of CPU time under heavy IO load is one problem
> that's been tracked down (the fix is in the aa1 kernel SUSE is using). I
> have another problem with machines going really slow for no apparent reason
> that I still haven't fully tracked down.
> For smaller machines it runs fine.
Is this bug/behavior i386 specific? I've got 2.4.20 on an Ultra 60
(sun4u) here with 2G of RAM and have noticed no ill effects. Perhaps
I'm not pushing it hard enough.
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