Testing Precise Pangolin Beta2
cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Sat Apr 7 12:42:04 UTC 2012
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On Sat, 7 Apr 2012 05:26:23 -0700 (PDT)
Gustavo R Leal <gustavo.leal at yahoo.com.br> wrote:
> De: Gustavo R Leal <gustavo.leal at yahoo.com.br>
> Para: Xubuntu Development Discussion <xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Enviadas: Quarta-feira, 28 de Março de 2012 21:46
> Assunto: Re: Testing Precise Pangolin Beta2
> I've tested Xubuntu 12.04 i386 desktop with manual partitioning and found some bugs. I couldn't login to site to report them.
> 4. memory comsuption seems to be weird, but it is a bug I've found with some 12.04 variants. Kernel bug?
> The problem I was referring is a lot of disk access trashing the system with only 600MB (- buffers/cache) of memory used (on a 1GB system). It seems to vanish with kernel version linux-image-3.2.0-22-generic-pae. Now I can open all the software available with Xubuntu by default and the system is still responsive.
> I think it's a bug with the *non PAE* kernel, as it happens too with Ubuntu 12.04 beta2.
> I will try changing the kernel version to non PAE on Ubuntu 12.04 and will report here.
> Maybe it's a good idea to use de PAE kernel by defaut.
> Gustavo Rybarczyk.
If it is happening in both Xubuntu and Ubuntu i386, it is not the
kernel, since Xubuntu is using the non-pae kernel and Ubuntu is using
the PAE kernel.
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