AMI megaraid performance (was: RE: Dell release of Redhat 7.2 )
austin at coremetrics.com
Fri Nov 9 13:40:00 CST 2001
Damn right :)
Systems Architect, CCNA
email: austin at coremetrics.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Arjan van de Ven [mailto:arjanv at redhat.com]
> Sent: Friday, November 09, 2001 2:27 PM
> To: Gonyou, Austin
> Cc: 'Seth Mos'; Matt_Domsch at dell.com; Linux-PowerEdge at dell.com
> Subject: Re: AMI megaraid performance (was: RE: Dell release of Redhat
> > > The 2.4.9-12 kernel is the RedHat kernel that was released as
> > > a security
> > > update.
> > > The 2.4.14 kernel is the linus kernel. The filesystem is XFS
> > > on both versions.
> That is NOT a Red Hat kernel, if you are using XFS. It's an SGI XFS
> which is versioned by SGI to resemble the version of the Red
> Hat kernel.
> it has a different VM and has several other things changed; it's
> therefore incorrect
> to use SGI XFS's kernel for performance measurement and then
> that to the
> real Red Hat Linux kernel.
> I know SGI often tries to project the appearance of being the Red Hat
> Linux kernel
> so that people think they benefit from Red Hat's testing and bugfixes;
> however this is a false
> use of the Red Hat brand. (The changes made by SGI to the Red
> Hat Linux
> kernel codebase,
> such as using known broken compilers, basically invalidate
> all testing).
> Arjan van de Ven
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