[lug] RH Performance Question

Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh cool at eklektix.com
Wed Dec 29 12:11:20 MST 1999

Either upgrade to Red Hat 6.1 or at least upgrade your kernel to
2.2.13.  This was a kernel problem in the version of the kernel
shipped with 6.0, which took a while before a fix became available.

Liz Coolbaugh
cool at lwn.net

On Wed, Dec 29, 1999 at 01:11:26PM -0600, Mark Aardsma wrote:
> Hi All,
> 	I am running RedHat 6.0 on an i586 with 16MB or ram and 128 MB swap space.
> I am not running a window manager or any graphical anything. I am using it
> as a web server and for C++ development. The problem I have is that
> performance gradually deteriorates over time until I reboot the server. It
> takes about 5 days for it to become noticeable. I have been watching free
> memory and that sort of thing in top but it has not provided a whole lot of
> insight. The most resource intensive things I do are compiling with g++ and
> especially debugging with gdb. What can I do to avoid having to reboot the
> server every few days in order to maintain performance?
> Thanks,
> Mark Aardsma
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