[mythtv-users] PREEMPT kernel with nvidia
cmisipster at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 04:56:22 UTC 2008
On Jan 1, 2008 8:30 AM, Paul Andreassen <paulx at andreassen.com.au> wrote:
> Is it possible to have a PREEMPT kernel while using the closed source
> I've compiled the stable Debian kernel 2.6.18 and the backported kernel
> 2.6.22, and both kill random programs. Its strange because it some times
> kills the game I'm running, sometime faults on boot up and once gcc
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> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
What benefit does a preempt kernel have over a regular kernel? I thought it
was important on a desktop system but not a server since user responsiveness
is not important on a server. So I disabled it on the kernel config. I
could be wrong.
As far as the kernel killing things. I encountered this with only one
program mysqld. I think it was the kernel OOM killer. I notice that mysqld
keeps eating memory the longer it runs so now I restart it everyday. Have
you checked the available memory with free when it starts killing things?
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