[rescue] Question: Interest in $20/Gig RAM for Ultra 1/2/30/60/80/etc...

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Sun Sep 17 14:06:32 CDT 2006

On Sep 17, 2006, at 11:12 AM, Mike Meredith wrote:

> On Fri, 15 Sep 2006 13:47:35 -0500 (CDT), Lionel Peterson wrote:
>>> From: Mike Meredith <very at zonky.org>
>>> 8 (4 banks of 4) I believe and so memconf
>>> (http://www.4schmidts.com/unix.html) tells me.
>> You Brits sure have funny math - here in the state, 4x4 = 16 ;^)
> More like a funny brain. I somehow got it in my head that the Ultra60
> had just 8 sockets, saw that memconf disagreed, check on the 'net for
> better information, realised it had 16 sockets, and *still* put the
> wrong number down right next to the right answer. Sigh.
> Shame it doesn't seem to have worked out ...  my headless U60 is
> frequently paging ferociously with just 512Mb. Shame I can't use the
> memory from the unused Creator3D.

Maybe you just need help in figuring out why it is paging so much.

What is the scan rate (sr) as reported by running vmstat 5 for a while?


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