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Re: Beta 1 slow?



Arjan van de Ven wrote:

On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 11:13 -0800, MJang wrote:


Folks,

On Fri, 2004-11-05 at 10:56 -0800, MJang wrote:


Any info on interim schedules (e.g. beta 2)? I don't see anything new
after logging into beta.redhat.com .


Related to my previous note, RHEL 4 (Nahant) beta 1 seems almost
excessively slow to me (on VMWare set to 384M RA



don't use it inside vmware; vmware can't quite cope with some of the new features such as the 4Gb address space.



Beta2 includes 2 kernels for x86, well 3 actually. There is the default kernel, uniprocessor, in which the 4G/4G split is disabled, as is the smp kernel. vmware should work better with those kernels. Also included is a separate kernel with the 4G/4G split enabled.

The announcement message accompanying Beta2 will itemize this info.


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