Tom Duffy wrote:
> I was wondering what the smallest memory system somebody has tried XFS
> on. The webpage says 64MB minimum and I know that I have seen XFS working
> on 64MB, but I was wondering, will 32MB be ok? How about 16MB w/ swap?
> Ananth told me that the recovery was the most memory intensive part...so,
> I would like to know if anybody has gone through a recovery on a low
> memory system and things have been OK...or not?
So here is an aging machine for you...
32meg p90... just fast enough to run xmms :-)
Yes hard to believe I'm actually running a linux box at home.
/dev/ide/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part1 on /music type xfs (rw)
80037232 36692548 43344684 46% /music
May 12 22:24:06 funky kernel: Pagebuf cache Copyright (c) 2001 Silicon
May 12 22:24:06 funky kernel: XFS filesystem Copyright (c) 2001 Silicon
May 12 22:24:06 funky kernel: Start mounting filesystem: ide0(3,1)
May 12 22:24:06 funky kernel: Starting XFS recovery on filesystem: ide0(3,1)
May 12 22:24:06 funky kernel: Ending XFS recovery on filesystem: ide0(3,1)
> Main memory size: 32 Mbytes
> 1 GenuineIntel Pentium 75 - 200 processor
> 2 16550A serial ports
> 1 post-1991 82077 floppy controller
> 1 1.44M floppy drive
> 1 vga+ graphics device
> 2 IDE devices:
> /dev/hda: 160086528 sectors (81964 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=158816/16/63
> /dev/hdb: ATAPI 4X CD-ROM drive, 128kB Cache
> 1 ethernet interface
> eth0: 3Com PCI 3c905 Boomerang 100baseTx
> Sound devices:
> 1 Timer
> system timer
> 1 Mixer
> CMedia PCI
> PCI bus devices:
> Class 0406: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 85C501/2 (rev 57).
> Non-VGA unclassified device: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]
> 85C503/5513 (rev 0).
> IDE interface: OPTi Inc. 82C621 (rev 0).
> Multimedia audio controller: C-Media Electronics Inc CM8738 (rev 16).
> Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905 100BaseTX [Boomerang] (rev
> VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc 210888GX [Mach64 GX]
> (rev 0).