[Ilugc] 2.6 kernel
- From: rahulsundaram@xxxxxxxxxxx (rahulsundaram)
- Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 12:09:36 +0530
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 05:40:25 -0800 (PST)
Not sure abt the kernel. But gtk+1.x is usually
much faster than gtk+2.x.
oh.. but I tried installing a 2.4.18 kernel that comes along with
`woody' and still it was sad. It wasnt as sad as RH9.0 but still it
was sad. 2.4 kernels are a bit slower than 2.2.
No. 2.4 is faster than 2.2. You probably have a speed block somewhere
else. Gtk2 has a slower feel to it because the screen drawing in double
Have you tried linux2.6
with pre-emptable support?
I've 2.6.1 sources. Havent tried them out yet.. no time to try them :(
Should try it soon.
I read some reviews on that., and heard it performs really well.
2.6 has several performance enhancements. combined with prelinking in
fedora core 2 in april it should really make a big difference.
preemptible kernel processes
Interactivity cleanups and big lock fixes
Enhancements in VM manager and so on.
If you want the rpms you can google it out.
Distributions with 2.6
Fedora core 2 - april
Mandrake 10 - feb
Slackware - current branch
debian - no comments
Redhat enterprise edition - 2005
Novell - 2005 Q2
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