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Re: Announcing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (Nahant) Beta 2 Public Availability



On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 02:59:10PM -0800, Jeffrey Siegal wrote:
> Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> >>Any guidelines on when to choose the hugemem kernel on systems with 1GB 
> >>- 12GB of RAM (which is probably a large share if not the majority at 
> >>this point)?
> >
> >personally I would always use it; the "overhead" is quite low and the extra
> >virtual address space helps for java and the like. It's a pain to switch
> >kernels if you want to start java :-)
> 
> Would this apply to RHEL 3 as well as RHEL 4?

tough question; the 4g/4g split is less "polished" in rhel3 so I'm less
inclined to recommend it as default there unless it's really needed (eg >
12Gb ram)


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