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Old 02-14-2005, 05:10 AM   #1
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kernel tuning


how can I tune a 2.4.29 kernel that I installed from a .tgz package?

Is there any links that can help suggesting what I dont and do need?
 
Old 02-14-2005, 06:03 AM   #2
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u need to go to the kernel source directory in /usr/src/linux

and conifigure ur options to compile ur new kernel

as far as kernel compiling is concerned


visit here
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=73436

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Old 02-14-2005, 06:12 AM   #3
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Yeah but I want to know what kind of things I can disable? You know to speed it up, make it faster. I know how to compile a kernel but I dont know anything about optimizing it for maximum efficiency
 
Old 02-14-2005, 06:37 AM   #4
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You could patch the kernel with optimizer patches like kon kolivas, but I would think that will
not speed much things.

The optimisations depend on what you want to do with your system, if it is for workstation,
desktop, I would even suggest try 2.6 kernel with preemptive feature.

You can also optimise a system by disabling all services that you don't use
 
Old 02-14-2005, 06:52 AM   #5
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hi there

for that
open up ur config file of ur present kernel in the kenrel source and then start removing support for hardware that u do not have ,also some tech support such as bluetooth, radio telephony etc etc and FS support whch u do not have

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Old 02-14-2005, 10:20 AM   #6
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this is kinda on the same topic ....

is there like a benchmark test you can do to test your kernel? so that you could test it before and after an upgrade to see if there really was a performance difference?

i know there are things you can do like mysql and apache tests etc.

but isnt there just a "single" test/program that you can run that gives you a score?

thanks
Kane
 
Old 02-14-2005, 10:46 AM   #7
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hi there

well i do not have test progam but like having a smaller kernel each time and see that my memory usage is down each time

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