ilug-admin at linux.ie wrote:
>> I've been having what I consider "performance issues" with my BP6. I was
> wondering could other people concur.
>> First of all, I'm running 2.3.38 - due to better SMP support, and HPT366
> support in the 2.3 kernels. However, the machine does lock up, during what
> I think is swapping.
>> To cause:
> Be in X (I run a high res)
> Run apache in the background
> To a kernel compile, with "export MAKE=make -j2;alias make='make -j2'"
> before hand, to get it doing a parallel make
> Run ApacheBench on php3 ( ab -c 400 -n 10000 http://localhost/something.php3)
>> Does the machine take **far** too long to do all this for you ? Also, on
> my box, every second time I reboot, the disk on IDE0 isn't detected by the
> bios. The disk works fine, if I reboot again. Any ideas what that could be
> ? (I'm running with the NJ release of the Abit BP6 bios BTW).
>> Anyway. Back to beating up oracle C programs.
I've had occasional problems with this board, on my system at home, which
is sadly exclusively IDE on the disk side of things. There are still,
AFAIK, serious issues with SMP IDE hanging :-/
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