Re: [Linux-ia64] 2.4.9 vs 2.4.18 for HPC

From: Steffen Persvold <sp_at_scali.com>
Date: 2002-08-07 01:44:40
On Tue, 6 Aug 2002, Egan Ford wrote:

> With respect to Itanium2 what advantages does 2.4.18 have over 2.4.9 in
> an HPC environment?
> 
> My concern is that RH7.2 does not have a 2.4.18/19 kernel and probably
> will not.  For support reasons, running 2.4.9-34 from RH may be
> required.  I am curious about the possible performance and stability
> issues with 2.4.9 on Itanium2.
> 
> I am trying to build a case for software development on 2.4.18/19
> kernel.org kernels.
> 

I don't think RH 7.2 2.4.9 kernels will run on Itanium2. You'll need 
atleast 2.4.18 + the latest patchset from David.

Regards,
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Received on Tue Aug 06 08:44:58 2002

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