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Re: slow performance with 2.4.19 and debian

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: slow performance with 2.4.19 and debian
From: "Corey G." <ctgaff@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 19:10:16 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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The patch came from xfs.org site for 2.4.19:


The 2.4.18 kernel is the default from Debian.  I am not sure how this
kernel was patched but I am investigating.


On Wed, Sep 25, 2002 at 05:07:16PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> Where did your 2.4.18 xfs patch come from?  From debian, or from
> xfs-1.1, or...?  Just trying to see where you started.
> -Eric
> On Wed, 2002-09-25 at 17:02, Corey G. wrote:
> > I am currently running Debian, 3.0 (woody) and when I install, and patch
> > kernel 2.4.19 I notice a very large degradation in performance.  For
> > instance, the Mozilla tarball takes 118s to untar (non-verbose) with
> > kernel 2.4.18.  When I install 2.4.19 it takes around 240s to untar.  I
> > also notice the box is having problems relinquishing resouces during
> > heavy IO operations.  The mouse jumps and the screen is quite slow with 
> > refresh problems during decompression of files and opening of tarballs.
> > As soon as I reboot back to 2.4.18 everything is okay.  Could I have 
> > run into a compatibility issue with Debian or have forgotten
> > a key component in the kernel config file?
> > 
> > 
> > please reply to: ctgaff@xxxxxxxxx
> -- 
> Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
> sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.         651-683-3102
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Best Regards,

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