Subject: Re: sup problems?
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/27/1999 18:37:16
Matthias Scheler writes:
> I agree with Michael. People with shell accounts on ""
> noticed that the machine is horribly slow, especially while accessing
> the new 47GB disk. This is probably related to the very small amount
> of buffers (only 8 of 384MB). And that's what the kernel update will
> fix definitely.
> Indeed. And that together with the really poor performance on the new
> disk caused a lot of trouble.

Thanks for the update!  I was quite suprised by the performance over
my dialup modem, at least there is some explanation.

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