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SubjectRe: Disk performance degradation
Andrew Morton wrote:
> Stefano Rivoir <> wrote:
>>I think I've got it. 2.4 fails to load DRI, so when X is up there is
>> memory available until the load of gnucash, the last operation. 2.6
>> loads dri and probably this eats too much too early, causing the
>> system to touch swap since the first operation after X startup.
> hrm, Why should loading DRI in X consume a significant amount of memory?

Perhaps this is a machine with "shared video memory", like the Intel
integrated video chipsets (i810). Stefano?

Rahul Karnik

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