[OFF-TOPIC] linux 2.4 or 2.6

Serhat Sakarya serhat at sakarya.nl
Wed Oct 25 16:35:17 UTC 2006

Being able to use epoll is by itself reason enough to switch to 2.6.

Which web setups are you referring to? The distributions I use on my
desktops and with our dedicated host providers have no issue with giving a
2.6 kernel.



On 10/25/06, Ivan Krstić <krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Evert|Rooftop wrote:
> > My question is, are there any reasons in web-setups to stick with the
> > 2.4 kernel instead of 2.6..
> No. And if you do, libevent won't be able to use epoll, which will
> severely degrade memcached's network performance with many connected
> clients.
> --
> Ivan Krstić <krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu> | GPG: 0x147C722D
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