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Re: kernel 2.4.18 and 2.4.19 for sparc

On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 11:23:23AM -0400, Eloy A. Paris wrote:
> On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 11:11:11AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> > > In any case, I guess the fact that auric has been running Sparc Linux
> > > for some time now (more than a year?) is a testament to how solid Linux
> > > on Sparc is.  The workload on auric must be pretty high at all times,
> > > from all points of view (network, CPU, disk I/O, etc.)
> > 
> > It's definitely a workhorse, and it tasks most of the primary kernel
> > subsystems.
> [...]
> > That may not sound like much, but it can easily kill most machines, and
> > will generally pop up some strange bugs.
> Yes, this is pretty impressive. Does DaveM know about all the stress
> we're putting on this box? I guess he must be happy seeing how well
> everything is holding up here :-)

DaveM gets an email everytime this box crashes, although I try not to
bother him too much :) He's been the key person getting the kernel
stable enough for this machine (stock 2.2.x kernels could not handle the
load on this box).

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