Highmem on PPC?
val at nmt.edu
Fri Feb 8 08:43:08 EST 2002
On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 08:33:16PM +0100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> And let me know if you find something ;)
I pulled the latest linuxppc_2_4_devel, ported gemini to it, and ran
an overnight test with:
NFS mounted root filesystem
while (true) do make clean; make -j8 zImage; done
crashme +2000 666 100 8:00:00 2
Flood ping in and out
On a dual 7410 Gemini with 1 GB RAM. Used all but 70MB of memory. No
The weird thing is that crashme was supposed to run for 8 hours but
it's been running for over 14 hours now. Any ideas?
Also, I don't think this was a particularly good test of highmem since
I don't think many bounce buffers were used, or that the kernel had
much reason to map/unmap many highmem pages. Unfortunately, my SCSI
controller isn't working quite right and I can't test with a hard disk
as a result. Any ideas for stressing the system harder?
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