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Re: [K12OSN] 64 clients off 1 server needs 6GB



Robert Arkiletian wrote:

>Much thanks Eric.  So I guess the new SMP kernels have huge memory
>support built in. Curious though why does RHEL have a separate hugemem
>kernel then?
>
>PS My k12ltsp lab has been up for 1 year now and other teachers are
>finally realizing the benefits and beginning to want the same setup. 
>:)
>
That would most likely because the Hugemem patch, like the Highmem
patch, gives a minor performance drop if you're not using it.  If you're
using it, though, obviously the performance of an extra 2GB of RAM
outweighs any miniscule slowdown.


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