My problems were caused by a faulty memory module and quite possibly a broken kernel binary. I just now booted my PC with basically brand new hardware. I've been running Debian 6.0 AMD64 before, ...
The following three outputs were taken essentially simultaneously: top: top - 02:54:36 up 2 days, 13:50, 3 users, load average: 0.05, 0.05, 0.09 Tasks: 181 total, 1 running, 179 sleeping, 0 ...
I recently heard that Linux simply flushes the TLB cache when the corresponding data in that physical address is swapped out, resulting in underutilization of the TLB. I don't know whether all OSes do ...
I have been tasked with running Linux as an operating system on an embedded device. The target has an x86 processor and has 8 GB CompactFlash device for storage. I have managed to use buildroot to ...
Running entirely from RAM been done on various distros such as Slax, DamnSmallLinux, and newer Ubuntu versions, and since I have 8GB it seems reasonable that I could run many distros entirely from RAM ...