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Fatslug (was: slugosbe beta 4.8 testing)

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  • Bluechip
    Could someone kindly tell me what a fatslug is, or maybe post a url where I can read up on it please :)
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 3, 2008
      Could someone kindly tell me what a fatslug is, or maybe post a url
      where I can read up on it please :)

      At 05:26 03/01/2008, you wrote:
      >I have been configuring and compiling linux-2.6.23.12 on my 128M
      >fatslug as a way of testing things out and it seems to work very well
      >indeed.
      >
      >The nastiest test I could find was to launch memtester testing 110M of
      >memory and then in a second window start the kernel compile. 'free'
      >shows 126M used and 122M swapped. 'top' shows memtester at about
      >75%CPU, kswapd at about 5-15% and usb-storage at about 5%. Load
      >average settles down to 4.7 or so. The hard drive is constantly being
      >accessed.
      >
      >The current run is with the usb modules patched (by hand) as suggested
      >in an email from rwhitby on 27/11/07. There are no warnings in
      >var/log/messages regarding usb and dma. I think I did it correctly...
      >
      >It is really impressive. I have even being doing an slideshow in
      >gallery (lighttpd and php-fcgi) at the same time and it just does it.
      >
      >Steve
    • sdm485
      If you search http://www.nslu2-linux.org for fatslug, you will find out about them. Steve
      Message 2 of 4 , Jan 3, 2008
        If you search http://www.nslu2-linux.org for fatslug, you will find
        out about them.
        Steve

        --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, Bluechip <csbluechip@...> wrote:
        >
        > Could someone kindly tell me what a fatslug is, or maybe post a url
        > where I can read up on it please :)
        >
        > At 05:26 03/01/2008, you wrote:
        > >I have been configuring and compiling linux-2.6.23.12 on my 128M
        > >fatslug as a way of testing things out and it seems to work very well
        > >indeed.
        > >
        > >The nastiest test I could find was to launch memtester testing 110M of
        > >memory and then in a second window start the kernel compile. 'free'
        > >shows 126M used and 122M swapped. 'top' shows memtester at about
        > >75%CPU, kswapd at about 5-15% and usb-storage at about 5%. Load
        > >average settles down to 4.7 or so. The hard drive is constantly being
        > >accessed.
        > >
        > >The current run is with the usb modules patched (by hand) as suggested
        > >in an email from rwhitby on 27/11/07. There are no warnings in
        > >var/log/messages regarding usb and dma. I think I did it correctly...
        > >
        > >It is really impressive. I have even being doing an slideshow in
        > >gallery (lighttpd and php-fcgi) at the same time and it just does it.
        > >
        > >Steve
        >
      • Bluechip
        Thanks :)
        Message 3 of 4 , Jan 4, 2008
          Thanks :)

          At 22:19 03/01/2008, you wrote:
          >If you search http://www.nslu2-linux.org for fatslug, you will find
          >out about them.
          >Steve
          >
          >--- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, Bluechip <csbluechip@...> wrote:
          > >
          > > Could someone kindly tell me what a fatslug is, or maybe post a url
          > > where I can read up on it please :)
          > >
          > > At 05:26 03/01/2008, you wrote:
          > > >I have been configuring and compiling linux-2.6.23.12 on my 128M
          > > >fatslug as a way of testing things out and it seems to work very well
          > > >indeed.
          > > >
          > > >The nastiest test I could find was to launch memtester testing 110M of
          > > >memory and then in a second window start the kernel compile. 'free'
          > > >shows 126M used and 122M swapped. 'top' shows memtester at about
          > > >75%CPU, kswapd at about 5-15% and usb-storage at about 5%. Load
          > > >average settles down to 4.7 or so. The hard drive is constantly being
          > > >accessed.
          > > >
          > > >The current run is with the usb modules patched (by hand) as suggested
          > > >in an email from rwhitby on 27/11/07. There are no warnings in
          > > >var/log/messages regarding usb and dma. I think I did it correctly...
          > > >
          > > >It is really impressive. I have even being doing an slideshow in
          > > >gallery (lighttpd and php-fcgi) at the same time and it just does it.
          > > >
          > > >Steve
          > >
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