[CentOS] Centos4 and Sun V40z x86_64

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Wed May 24 23:52:51 UTC 2006

On Wed, 24 May 2006 at 7:30pm, Peter Arremann wrote

> On Wednesday 24 May 2006 18:51, Rick Philbrick wrote:
>> Has anyone successfully installed Centos4 on the newer AMD powered Sun
>> gear?  I really want to hear if there are gotchas or lost/decreased
>> functionality.
> We have a few of them - works fine. If you're running a larger DB or
> something, you get a huge performance boost out of proper numa settings in
> your grub.conf ... for us, it showed between 10 and  25%

Now, now, you can't tease like that.  What do you mean by "proper numa 
settings", how do they correlate to BIOS settings, and how did you 
determine all that?

Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

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