Severe performance issues
ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org
Fri Jun 10 06:57:19 UTC 2005
> I've been running Ubuntu at home since the first days, switched from
> Fedora in my two computers. Today I installed Hoary at work in a new
> computer (one of the latest HP models) and updated it with the latest
> packages via apt, I wanted to give it a try.
> Ubuntu was installed booting with the 'server' parameter (minimal
> packages) in order to run Postfix as a relay server. After just 10 or
> minutes the server had all of its RAM exausted (256MB) including
> swap space (750MB). The OOM started to work and froze the system.
> Exactly the same service and configuration was previously running in a
> P1 166Mhz with 128MB of RAM with RH 7.3 without any problem for the
> 3 years (now is having some hard disk issues, so the change). I solved
> this by just picking another computer and installing RH 7.3 again.
> I know this is not the right way to report a bug or a kernel trouble,
> but just want to say that something is very wrong with the default
> Ubuntu kernel, any ideas.
Strange. Maybe a good place to start is to run memtest for a while...
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