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    SubjectRe: killing 2.0.31-pre9
    On Tue, 9 Sep 1997, ADAM Sulmicki wrote:

    > Here is another easy way to 'kill' pre9.. at least worked for me
    > It does not literally kill it but makes it pretty unusable ..
    > first
    > dd if=/dev/hda5 of=/dev/null (it is around 5 gb data)
    > make -j zImage ( 3.0.31+pre9+serial.console)
    > ping -f foo (local ethernet, just two hosts)
    > now to kill it replace the last line /w
    > ping -f -s 1024 foo
    > uptimes goes to 80.0 .. the swap usage increases..
    > soon you can notice zobime proceses and in end

    How much RAM did you have during this test? I just did it on 2.0.31-pre9
    SMP on my Tomcat II with 64mb and saw load avgs in the low teens but
    nothing catastrophic. I have much smaller disks (500mb SCSI on NCR 810),
    but did a dd reading each simultaneously.

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