On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 06:07:20PM -0500, Richard G. Roberto wrote: > Hi, > > I've been running 5.1-RELEASE for quite some time on my dual PIII 333Mhz > Micron PC with 384MB of RAM and 670MB of swap. Its a little low on memory > for what I'm now doing with it though, so I added 256MB of RAM. The new > RAM gets recognized, and there are no obvious errors on the console or in > the logs, but every little thing drives the CPU utilization through the > roof and the system is unusable. Even just typing "man ls" triggers it, > never mind trying to run ssh. I remove the RAM, and it goes back to > normal.
How are you trying to measure this? Have you tried reverting to a GENERIC kernel to isolate one of your non-default options that may be causing the problem (or measurement artefact)? Kris
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