Subject: Re: interactive responsiveness
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/02/2004 15:48:43
In message <>, Daniel Carosone writes:
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>On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 09:03:00AM -0500, Steve Bellovin wrote:
>> Using a kernel from Saturday, with NEW_BUFQ_STRATEGY set but otherwise=20
>> default options (and in particular with default sysctl settings for=20
>> vm.), I'm seeing *excellent* responsiveness. =20
>That's excellent news.  How old was your previous kernel, for comparison?

I installed it on 26 January -- and I was finding it nearly unusable.

		--Steve Bellovin,