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Removing accumulated old Linux kernels

Posted 01-17-2017 at 03:28 PM by flshope
Updated 01-17-2017 at 08:31 PM by flshope (fix typos, add clarification)

I have a 2008 HP 2133 Mininote PC, which is a small laptop machine. It has a 32-bit VIA C7-M Processor running at 1200 MHz. The memory is 2 GB and the single hard disk is 120 GB.

I originally purchased it with a vendor-installed SUSE distribution. I later installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The machine is now at 14.04.5 LTS. I generally do weekly software updates as provided by Ubuntu.

Over the years, the machine gradually accumulated a lot of old Linux kernels, and it began...
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NUMA, Linus and the Ancient Conundrum

Posted 03-27-2015 at 07:06 PM by dijetlo (digital dijetlo)
Updated 03-28-2015 at 07:01 PM by dijetlo

Non Uniform Memory Architecture is kind of a dry subject for most. Where a bit of code or data sits in processor cache is of little importance to the average user, unless you become interested in things like virtualization (which seeks to maximize the utilization of that cache and slams face first into the issue ) or you're interested in performance testing, in which case squeezing every extra productive cycle out of the hardware becomes a pressing concern. I happen to be interested in both, so...
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