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



Folks, 

On Tue, 2004-11-09 at 08:50 +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-11-08 at 23:36 -0800, Jeffrey Siegal wrote:
> > Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > >>BTW, is the 4GB/4GB patch merged in Fedora kernels, too? 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > yes and enabled by default in all i686 kernels.
> > 
> > Does this mean that Fedora suffers from the same problem running in 
> > vmware?  
> 
> I would word it the other way around; VMWare emulation suffers some
> additional performance degredation. It's not a problem in the kernel,
> it's a problem with the emulation technique chosen that results in the
> more expensive emulation with 4g/4g active.

Arjan is correct, Fedora Core 3 on VMWare has similar issues, but not as
severe as RHEL 4 beta 1 on VMWare. Haven't tried beta 2 yet.

Thanks,
Mike


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