System cache

Adam Mercer ram at
Thu Oct 11 15:45:51 PDT 2001

Reboant wrote:

> Thanks guys I'm curious at how well that patch works now.At the time I wrote 
> the first message I was running kernel 2.4.9 (sorry I didn't mention that 
> earlier) but have upgraded to 2.4.11 since in order to fix this 
> problem.Things are faster (at first) but as soon as I get online and open 
> Mozilla or do anything memory entensive things really start to slow down.It 
> just doesn't make any sense that after adding up to 256 megs I end up with 
> only 3 megs free and apps in X taking forever to open or even crashing.Gotta 
> give that patch a try though.

Theres some real problems with 2.4.11 and Linus and marked it "dontuse", 
there are also a few problems and 2.4.12 and possibly 2.4.10-ac12.  At 
the moment its best to stick with 2.4.10 until these problems are ironed 



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