Once upon a time Rob Weir wrote @ Tue, 22 Apr 2003 16:52:37 +1000 > On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 07:02:23PM +0200, Mohammed Sameer wrote: > > Once upon a time Rob Weir wrote @ Fri, 18 Apr 2003 20:51:07 +1000 > > > > > On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 03:31:14AM +0200, Mohammed Sameer wrote: > > > > Hi all, I recently compiled kernel 2.4.20 with all those patches > > > > floating around, I was wondering if any of them will be of any > > > > usefulness to me ? "low latency, preemptible kernel, desktop > > > > optimization, ..........." ? I'm mainly using my PC for: > > > > programming "C & perl+MySQL (CGI)", mp3s "mpg123 and rarely > > > > xmms" net browsing -> phoenix mail -> > > > > fetchmail/procmail/exim/sylpheed > > > > > > > > on a cyrix 190 w 92 MB RAM ;) I'm using pekwm+hpanel+some little > > > > dock apps i've developed! > > > > > > > > Can anyone please give me some suggestions ? > > > > > > Con Kolivas's -ck patchset seems to be popular...just don't use > > > 2.4.20-ck5, it has some serious issues. -ck4 and -ck6 seem to be > > > OK, though. > > > > > Thanks for replying, No i understand the ck5 was just the one i've > > used a few days before, and found a terrible degradation in the > > system performance "perhaps not the reason" ;) > > Heh, I gave it a go to see how bad it was, and it was *horrible*. I > managed to start up and even get into gnome, but doing anything took > forever. Logging out was utterly impossible. > > > I'll try with ck4 or 6, Many thanks. > > They've worked very nicely here. > They are working, Though no performance loss "i didn't notice any increase in the performance" and i do expect that on my old box. But i thin there are random crashes "phoenix, X" Happened once for each, Perhaps i need some more digging to know what's happening there ;) -- ---------------- -- Katoob Main Developer Linux registered user # 224950 ICQ # 58475622 FIRST make it run, THEN make it run fast "Brian Kernighan".
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