[K12OSN] (SOLVED) 4GB memory limit?
spowers at inlandlakes.org
Fri Jan 4 14:21:41 UTC 2008
Oh, looking at the title, I should add I never did solve the actual
4GB part -- but those two extra GB RAM chips in my servers will just
have to keep each other company for a while. 4GB is working, so for
now, I'm happy. :)
On Jan 4, 2008, at 9:18 AM, Shawn Powers wrote:
> This morning, things are going quite swimmingly. Here are the
> things I've changed, I'm not sure if one or several things were the
> "Magic Bullet." But things are working nicely now.
> * Updated Firefox to the latest tar.gz from mozilla. Not the beta
> of v3, but the latest stable version 2. I just put it in /usr/
> local and symlinked /usr/bin/firefox to that.
> * Tweaked the snot out of my NFS server. We had chaos yesterday
> morning, on more than just the thin clients, because our ISP
> switched their DNS server address. I switched all our other
> servers, but failed to switch over the file server, and as it hung
> on DNS, it wouldn't allow NFS clients to connect. This messed up
> both the thin clients, AND the OSX machines. I also upped the
> number of NFS daemons running from 8 to 16, and increased the
> memory sizes (via the nfs performance tweaking site).
> * I also removed the pretty background image from KDM. I doubt it
> had much to do with the problem, but it seemed superfluous, so I
> switched it to a patterned background.
> So far, things are working great. Firefox loads fairly quickly,
> and everything else works about like I'd expect it to. There are a
> few straggling thin clients with goofy hardware that I need to
> tweak in my lts.conf, but other than that, I think we're all set.
> Also, I didn't upgrade (cross grade?) to 5EL, because quite
> frankly, I wanted to sleep a little last night. :) As long as FC6
> gets us through the school year, I'm a happy camper.
> Thanks for all the help!
> -Shawn, who will need to write a followup article at Linux Journal
> as well...
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