[K12OSN] bottleneck question

Liam Marshall lsrpm at mts.net
Mon Sep 13 15:06:20 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 09:36, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 07:54, Liam Marshall wrote:
> > >
> > that should be ok then, as far as the nics.  As far as the scsi drives, 
> > I am moving them along with the controller, so that should be no 
> > problem.  In your opinion, should I wait to see if the extra memory 
> > solves the issues or jump straight to the new mb and memory.  old 
> > machine is hyperthreading 3.06 with 2 GB ram, and I have ordered memory 
> > to go up to 4 G ram.
> If you aren't actively swapping, I wouldn't expect a dramatic gain
> from adding RAM.  I'm kind of curious about David Trask's observation
> that 4.1 seems to consume more CPU than earlier versions during
> program loading, though.  Are you seeing the same?  That is, do
> things get better after all the clients have finished starting
> programs?
> ---
>   Les Mikesell
>    les at futuresource.com
I am using K12LTSP 4.0.1 not 4.1 because when I tried it this summer, it
kept dropping the settings for the nic, detecting new nics, and
buggering up,

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