bringing up *any* browser cripples system performance

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Sun Apr 6 22:51:59 UTC 2014

On Mon, 7 Apr 2014, Ankur Sinha wrote:

> On Sun, 2014-04-06 at 09:43 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > no change under nodebug kernel -- this is the nodebug kernel,
> > correct?
> >
> > $ uname -r
> > 3.15.0-0.rc0.git5.2.fc21.x86_64+debug
> > $
> Er. No. This is the debug kernel. The nodebug kernel would be just
> "3.15.0-0.rc0.git5.2.fc21.x86_64". (I'm using it now.)

  this is what i originally thought, but i was instructed to follow
the directions at the wiki page for installing the "nodebug" kernel,
which i thought was weird since it installed with the "+debug" suffix.

> Since you're already on 3.15.0-0.rc0.git5.2.fc21, just attempting to
> install the nodebug kernel will not do it. They share the same N-V-R
> and yum will think that it's already installed. You will need to:
> - yum reinstall kernel-3.15.0-0.rc0.git5.2.fc21.x86_64 #with the rawhide
> nodebug repo enabled
> This should probably work, since both debug and nodebug kernels share
> the same N-V-R.
> Or, the longer, "verbose" method:
> - boot into an older kernel
> - manually remove the 3.15 kernel
> - yum update kernel with the nodebug repo enabled

  yeah, those instructions could be a bit clearer.



Robert P. J. Day                                 Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA


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