FC5, progression or regression?

Dave Jones davej at redhat.com
Wed Mar 1 19:13:25 UTC 2006

On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 12:39:09PM -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
 > On 2/27/06, Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> wrote:
 > > Current kernels still have slab debugging on (Because we still have
 > > bugs that this is tripping up that need whacking).  The increased
 > > overhead of this sucks up memory bandwidth, and I wouldn't be
 > > surprised if shared-memory video chipsets feel some pain.
 > Would it be enough to install and boot into the latest fc4 update
 > kernel to make a rough attempt to isolate the affect of enabled kernel
 > debugging from xorg driver issues? or has there been too much shift in
 > the rawhide kernel from rev 1831 for that comparison to be useful at
 > all?

Not something I've tested personally, so I've not got a definitive answer.
I'd put money on things like udev complaining about the kernel being not new enough.
Other than that though, should be ok-ish. Maybe.


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