NFS Performance (was Re: [Beowulf] GPFS on Linux (x86))

Chris Samuel csamuel at
Sat Sep 16 20:21:45 PDT 2006

On Sunday 17 September 2006 2:55 am, Mark Hahn wrote:

> so you couldn't have slapped a modern 2.6 kernel on it?  I've certainly
> put much newer kernels on old distros (though not any of the commercial RH
> variants so far.)

This was back in mid-late 2004 and (from memory) the versions of kernel 
support packages like modutils on RHEL3 were too old to support 2.6 and it 
was easier to just rebuild from scratch.

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