[Beowulf] Advantage to compiling RHEL 5 with opteron option?
csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Sep 26 22:41:20 EDT 2007
On Thu, 27 Sep 2007, Jeremy Fleming wrote:
> Anyone know if there is any advantage to recompiling the default
> RHEL 5 kernel to include the "Opteron" config option on a quad
> processor opteron machine?
It may well be worth your while moving to the current kernel from the
RHEL one (18.104.22.168), we've seen improvements with dual core Opterons
using recent kernels over the standard RHEL5 ones.
Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
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