[CentOS] 4 or 5 for VMware server?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 14:49:39 UTC 2007

Ed Rubright - mail lists wrote:
> I am also in the process of setting up a CentOS 5 box to run VMware server.
> I was looking around on the web and found some posts(can't remember 
> where) regarding VMware Server running on Linux and problems with 
> "pdflush".  Essentially the issue was there were claims that in this 
> configuration "pdflush" starts pegging the systems CPU and makes the 
> performance pretty miserable.
> Anyone seen this or does this sound familiar?

I don't remember that one, but I did see someone report a big 
performance increase by not running LVM on the VM disk image.  Has 
anyone else noticed this?

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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