[K12OSN] TuxMath test on 8 core machine with teamed NICs 16GB RAM

Jim Kronebusch jim at winonacotter.org
Thu Dec 6 17:11:49 UTC 2007

> Funny I just ran this test with my class 2 days ago. Running k12ltsp
> 4.2.3EL on a dual Xeon 2.8GHz , 4GB, 10k rpm raid 1 scsi drives with 1
> Gb NIC for eth0 server. Simultaneously launched 30 instances of
> tuxmath my load average went up to 27, my bandwidth on eth0 hovered
> around 0.5-1 Gb and my ram usage went up to almost 3GB (Don't forget I
> use IceWM)  The OS and the server seemed to handle it without falling
> apart. It was just really SLOW but nothing seemed to break or act
> funny.

Robert, does your setup start three instances of TuxMath for each user?  Mine does,
maybe this is why I'm having some problems.


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