Terrell-don't suppose you have a good source for 16 or 32 meg simms?? Chuck On Sun, 12 Oct 2003, you wrote: > > Those 486's--are they running Intel EEPro 100's as well? If they're > running 10Mb cards, then performance will suffer some, but it should > still be usable. Reason I ask: there were a few 486 motherboards made > w/ PCI slots, but not many--they were more often ISA with the VESA Local > Bus extension (I know, I'm dating myself here). > > Also, I recommend replacing that hub with a full-duplexing switch. > You'll get much better throughput because you'll eliminate collisions. > I tried K12LTSP on a hub, and performance was abysmal--virtually > unusable. When I went to a full-duplexing switch, the difference was > very marked. > > Finally, what I would do is add some DRAM to those workstations and not > do NFS swapping. Those 32MB Pentium-233's should be fine as is--we use > nearly identical machines in my lab (only difference is mine use 3C905 > NICs). As for the 486's, I'd try to add some DRAM to make them at least > 16MB, and I'd go for 32MB if at all possible. Memory is, fortunately, > cheap these days. > > --TP > > On Sat, 2003-10-11 at 19:46, Web Support wrote: > > Hi, > > I just want this forum opinion about my case. > > I have 1 server (K12LTSP) and 10 workstation. The configuration are : > > - ATI Hub 16 ports > > - Server : > AMD Thunderbird 1.13 Ghz > SDRAM 512 MB > NVidia TNT VAnta > 2 of SMC Card (RTL-8139C) > 4.3 GB Seagate Hard Drive > > - Workstation : > 486 DX-100 = 3 units | Pentium 100 = 2 units | > Pentium 233 MMX = 3 units | AMD K6-2 75 Mhz = 2 units | > RAM beetwen 8 MB to 32 MB > S3 Trio64+ > Intel EEPRO-100 > > My problem is that on 9 workstation need to have swapfile to run level 5 ( i use 48 MB swap on lts.conf) but still the process to open application like terminal or Mozilla is too slow, even on Pentium 233 MMX using 32 MB RAM. > > But strange that on one workstation using DELL Optiplex (Pentium 100 and 16 MB RAM) i don't need to use swap and the process is fast like i do it on server. Maybe someone on this forum can give the best configuration about using above hardware, please do so. > > FYI, on dhcpd.conf i only change the MAC Addresses and IP, and on lts.conf i use : > > XSERVER = XF86_S3 > LOCAL_APPS = N > USE_NFS_SWAP = Y > SWAPFILE_SIZE = 48m > RUNLEVEL = 5 > > except for workstation using DELL Optiplex, i did not configure anything on lts.conf. > > HELP!! Please! > > Iwan > > > _______________________________________________ > K12OSN mailing list > K12OSN redhat com > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/k12osn > For more info see <http://www.k12os.org> > > --TP > ________________________________________________________________________ > Do you GNU!? > The "GNU" Free Software Revolution - With Improved Freedoms for All > > ---------------------------------------- Content-Type: text/html; name="unnamed" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Content-Description: ---------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ K12OSN mailing list K12OSN redhat com https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/k12osn For more info see <http://www.k12os.org>
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