Subject: Re: UVM/other problems for desktop users in current?
To: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/2002 01:15:15
In message <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Gr
> 850MHz Athlon, 640MB RAM, NetBSD 1.6K (current as of today).
>No problems running cvs update -d -P from /usr/src, followed by
>a compile of /usr/src, all the while running X and, in fact, xmms.
>No music skips, and the build looks like a sun3 running 'make -n'. Also
>runs as a file server, though *very* lightly loaded in that department.
>Any other explanations? I would suspect that the 256MB RAM has a LOT
>to do with this one.
Nah; my system is also 640MB. I haven't had as much trouble with music
skipping - the main test case for me is Mozilla. I guess I should start
playing music and trying to reproduce this. Mozilla is clearly a fairly
substantial contributor to my problems.
>This guy's running on a P4 2GHz with as much memory as I do. There
>is something else wrong which cannot be explained away by load
I believe that to be the case.
Okay, let's start comparing widgets.
Kernel tuning... anything magic in your kernel? I don't think I have
any. My kernel is built with
which I understand should *improve* performance, but I may be correct.
Hmm. I have DEBUG and DIAGNOSTIC compiled in. Perhaps they're more
expensive than I thought?