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SubjectRe: Unresponiveness of 2.4.16
I'm running 2.4.13-ac7 with preempt patch and ext3 on this box.  I don't seem
to be encountering any unresponsiveness at all while untar'ing a kernel src.
Just some info for you guys.

-Steve
* Nicolas Pitre (nico@cam.org) wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Nov 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > > 2.4.16 becomes very unresponsive for 30 seconds or so at a time during
> > > large unarchiving of tarballs, like tar -zxf mozilla-src.tar.gz. The
> > > file is about 36mb. I run top in one window, run free repeatedly in
> >
> > This seems to be one of the small as yet unresolved problems with the newer
> > VM code in 2.4.16. I've not managed to prove its the VM or the differing
> > I/O scheduling rules however.
>
> FWIW...
>
> I experienced quite the same unresponsiveness but more in the order of 4-5
> seconds since I started to use ext3 with RH 7.2 (i.e. kernel 2.4.7 based).
> I'm currently running 2.4.15-pre7 and the same momentary stalls are there
> just like with 2.4.7. It is much more visible when applying large patches to
> a kernel source tree as the patch output stops scrolling from time to time
> for about 5 secs. I never saw such thing while previously using reiserfs.
> I've yet to try reiserfs on a 2.4.16 tree to see if this is actually an ext3
> problem.
>
>
> Nicolas
>
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