NFS Performance (was Re: [Beowulf] GPFS on Linux (x86))

Mark Hahn hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Sat Sep 16 12:55:35 EDT 2006


>> upgrading the rhel server to a kernel.org kernel would be minimal work,
>> probably...
>
> That certainly wasn't the case with RHEL3 where the 2.4 kernel had NPTL
> backported from 2.6 and their userspace was built around that.. :-(

so you couldn't have slapped a modern 2.6 kernel on it?  I've certainly
put much newer kernels on old distros (though not any of the commercial RH
variants so far.)
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