[OFF-TOPIC] linux 2.4 or 2.6
evert at rooftopsolutions.nl
Wed Oct 25 17:13:53 UTC 2006
Well the idea that most stable distro's still supply 2.4 as a default
simply made me wonder.. I'm sure they have reasons to do that, but I
couldn't quite figure out why..
Serhat Sakarya wrote:
> 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
> <mailto: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
> <mailto:krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu>> | GPG: 0x147C722D
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