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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.2 and 2.4 VM systems analysed
    In article <>,
    Derek Glidden <> wrote:
    >For overall end-user experience, 2.2 still "feels" better overall with
    >better interactive responsiveness under a varying set of loads even
    >though 2.4 really is faster at doing the actual work.

    Well today I switched my workstation (128 MB RAM, 256 MB swap)
    over from 2.2.19 to 2.4.14-pre6. With mozilla, netscape, postgres,
    perl, apache, X, gnome running I'm usually ~80 MB into swap.
    With 2.2.19 you really don't want to do this. It's *slow*.
    Early 2.4.x, ditto. But under 2.4.14-pre6, it flies. I'm happy.

    "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,
    and I'm not sure about the former" -- Albert Einstein.

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