On Sun, 2003-12-07 at 12:14, Gaspar Bakos wrote:
> I am about to build a system for data reduction, but before I do so, I
> thought of posting this in case anyone has useful hints (don't do that!,
> or be careful with...)
> It would be a dual xeon mobo + 3ware Escalade card + 4x250Gb (WD) disk,
> running most probably RH9.0 and kernel 2.4.22-xfs. I haven't decided yet
You really should consider 2.4.23, or at least apply the patch to
do_brk() that 2.4.23 fixed. Of course, if this is a stand-alone machine
with no other logins, you may not care.
Either I'm getting more paranoid in my old age, or the security guys
are beginning to rub off on me.... ;-)
kernel, n.: A part of an operating system that preserves the
medieval traditions of sorcery and black art.