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Re: [SLE] On the topic of custom kernels...
  • From: Praise <praisetazio@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 00:46:05 +0200
  • Message-id: <200204240046.05434.praisetazio@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Alle 23:02, martedì 23 aprile 2002, Dominic Maraglia ha scritto:
> Hello,
> Besides freeing up extra memory, will a custom kernel make a big difference
> in performance?
> I have an IBM Thinkpad T20 (p3-700, 384mb ram) and it just does not seem to
> performing "crisply" as my (many) other SuSE systems do.

I noticed a certain performance hit when I optimized my kernel for Athlon
instead of pentium. I did not want to run the whole xconfig so I changed only
that option, and the difference was little but good:-)
Obiously, it took the same memory as before.-)


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