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SubjectRE: FW: UPDATE: Linux SLOW on Compaq Armada 110 PIII Speedstep
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Got an idea - the video card in the Compaq uses a piece of shared memory
(between 2-8M).

Would Linux be able to detect that?

Daniel.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Harvey [mailto:daniel@amristar.com.au]
> Sent: Thursday, 12 July 2001 12:43 PM
> To: Chris Wedgwood; Mark Hahn [hahn@coffee.psychology.mcmaster.ca];
> linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: RE: FW: UPDATE: Linux SLOW on Compaq Armada 110 PIII Speedstep
>
>
> At last getting something different!
>
> linux 2.4.5 with:
>
> no options - slow
> mem=64M - fast
> mem=128M - fast
> mem=200M - fast
> mem=224M - fast
> mem=240M - fast
> mem=248M - fast
> mem=249M - fast/medium, fast 'make dep' but slow boot/reboot
> mem=250M - slow
> mem=252M - slow
> mem=256M - hangs on boot, last line="Freeing unused kernel
> memory: 196k freed"
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chris Wedgwood [mailto:cw@f00f.org]
> > Sent: Thursday, 12 July 2001 11:48 AM
> > To: Daniel Harvey
> > Subject: Re: FW: UPDATE: Linux SLOW on Compaq Armada 110 PIII Speedstep
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 11:48:31AM +0800, Daniel Harvey wrote:
> >
> > That's the weird thing - 2.4.5 is just as slow! Even though,
> > as you say, it
> > has the patch etc incorporated ...
> >
> > boot 2.4.5 with the command line optino "mem=64M" and see how slow it is
> >
> >
> >
> > --cw
> >

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