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Re: Kernel bugs in 2.2.x



On Fri, Jul 07, 2000 at 09:32:51AM +0800, Dragon wrote:
> I've just read from http://geocrawler.com/lists/3/Linux/35/150/3977992
> Alan Cox admitted that there are faults in 2.2.x VM, that would affect
> transaction at high load.
> 
> I'm developing a database server on Debian which is presently upgraded to
> woody, and the kernel is 2.2.x. The result of this development project
> would affect my company's impression on Linux as a whole. Had it failed,
> my company would forget adopting Linux forever.
> 
> Since it's too late to rollback to slink, can I just recompile the
> 2.0.3.x kernel on this already-upgraded-server and left the packages in
> woody distribution untouch?

You would actually be better off checking some of Andrea's VM patches.
2.0.x isn't even comparable to 2.2.x's speed, even if the VM is more
stable.

Ben

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