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Re: rawhide report: 20051216 changes



On Sat, 2005-12-17 at 10:07 +1100, Rodd Clarkson wrote:
> > kernel-2.6.14-1.1767_FC5
> > ------------------------
> > * Thu Dec 15 2005 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
> > - 2.6.15-rc5-git5
> > 
> > * Wed Dec 14 2005 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
> > - 2.6.15-rc5-git4
> > - Try 'optimise for size' again.
> > - Silence noisy CD drives that spew msgs when probed whilst empty.
> > 
> > * Tue Dec 13 2005 Dave Jones <davej redhat com>
> > - 2.6.15-rc5-git3
> > - Use MMIO instead of PIO for 8139too
> 
> FC5 seems keen to get me to run the smp kernel (I'm on a uniprocessor
> machine without hyperthreading).  I've noticed with this update (since
> the smp kernel runs - the one that came with the original install
> didn't) that the smp kernel seems to be noticeably slower than the
> non-smp kernel.

Do you have a processor which supports NX (see /proc/cpuinfo).  If so,
we were defaulting to installing kernel-smp for test1.  Unfortunately,
that has turned up some problems and so won't be the case in test2 or
later.

Jeremy


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