Subject: Re: UVM/other problems for desktop users in current?
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/18/2002 22:26:34
On Tue, Dec 17, 2002 at 10:28:53PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <200212180258.gBI2w0u13658@durian.apnic.net>, George Michaelson writ
> >During cvs -q update -d -p runs over /usr/src, /usr/pkgsrc, /usr/xsrc
> >the interactive performance nosedives. the three main desktop apps I notice
> >this on are XFree86, phoenix and sylpheed, which have 25, 25 and 45Mb
> >in-memory sizes apparently. Switching between virtual desks, the time to
> >re-paint, and then interact, is painful.
> Me too. I have tried the obvious stuff (boost anonmin, etc), but no joy.
You may also want to boost execmin, and eventually cut down filemax.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference