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

From: Alex Williamson <alex_williamson_at_hp.com>
Date: 2002-08-07 01:44:02
To name a few...

 - HP zx1 chipset support
 - McKinley Perfmon support
 - McKinley optimized assembly for copy_user, memcpy, copy_page

	Alex

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.
> 
> Thanks.
> 

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Alex Williamson                                  Linux Development Lab
alex_williamson@hp.com                                 Hewlett Packard
970-898-9173                                          Fort Collins, CO
Received on Tue Aug 06 08:47:16 2002

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