Please help with Simon's Cyrus RPMS (2.2.8), SMP, and really slow performance

Jim Levie jim at
Sat Jul 31 13:55:11 EDT 2004

On Sat, 2004-07-31 at 02:20, mgrommet at wrote:
> I'm really stumped here.
> I have two seperate machines... one very high end, dual CPU machine, raid
> 5, etc, the other is a piece of crud (standard low end workstation).
> Both machines are running Redhat Enterprise Server 3...
> the SMP machine is running the redhat 2.4.21-4.ELsmp stock kernel...
> the cheapie machine is running he redhat 2.4.21-4.EL stock kernel...
You are a bit behind on errata updates. The current kernel for RHEL 3.0
is 2.4.21-15.0.3.EL. I'd suggest bringing the system up to date before
looking into the speed difference, if it still exists.
The instructions said to use Windows 98 or better, so I installed

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