Fedora 16 feels slow

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Sep 14 20:46:40 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-09-14 at 15:01 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 16:03:38 -0400,
>   Josh Boyer <jwboyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Try the 3.1-rc6 kernel sitting in bodhi waiting to be pushed to f16 stable.
> While I don't have hard numbers running that kernel seems to help. My rawhide
> system was so slow that I rebuilt that kernel (though probably I could have
> just used it) for f17 and am now seeing a lot of improvement there.
> The slow down is so bad for f17 at this time, that I plan to use kernels
> without debugging for the time being. I don't remember past rawhide kernels
> being this much slower.

They weren't; see my numbers in the related bug
(https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=735268 ). The debug
overhead appears to have gotten much heavier in 3.1.
Adam Williamson
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