[rescue] Oh no! This poor Origin server.....

meltie lists at microvax.org
Sat Apr 3 03:40:06 CST 2004

On Saturday 03 April 2004 08:38, Meelis Roos wrote:
> > Not to mention that I've yet to see a Linux box survive a load
> > of 42+, much less be useable, as I've seen with Solaris on Sun
> > Enterprise hardware.
> Well, I just saw it last week, load of 120+ was nothing extraordinary.
> We were stress-testing a network service and this was a real CPU load
> including heavy network traffic. The computer was somewhat sluggish
> (well, it has to be because of timesharing unless you renice the
> offenders) but logging in over ssh and seeing what's going on was stiil
> fully possible. Needless to say, it stabilized when the test was over
> and everything was like nothing would have happened. Athlon 800, 512M
> RAM.

Jeez. Any particular distri?


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