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Re: Patches since 2.4.19



On Fri, Oct 11, 2002 at 07:54:51AM +0200, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 10:48:03PM +0000, JP Howard wrote:
> 
> > Just looking through the 2.4.20pre changelogs, I see there's been a bunch
> > of Ext3 patches since 2.4.19. I'm keen to take advantage of any bug fixes
> > and performance improvements, but am nervous about using 2.4.20 until
> > it's completed its release cycle.
> 
> Same here. But then releasing a Kernel doesn't necessarily mean it's
> stable... 

Yesterday we upgraded from 2.4.19-ac4 to 2.4.20-pre10-ac2 and found
that this made the load on our main mailboxserver (ext3 for all
partitions, ordered mode for the Maildirs, journal for the mailspool)
go down tremendously.

We used to be in to 10-30 range and now we're down to 3-5!

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