Linux kernel has few SLAB allocator variants included: SLAB, SLUB and SLOB. Of these, SLOB is especially meant to be used on embedded devices – it tries to be more memory space efficient than other SLAB variants. [Read More]
Fedora 10 instability issue solved!
One of my Fedora 10 systems used to freeze very frequently. After lot of looking around I found its because of “KWin Composing” which gives OpenGL driven special effects for desktop. Unfortunately, Linux has always been bad at radeon drivers, so it better to disable these effects especially if you... [Read More]
Anti-tip of the month
Very old but still as relevant… and very interesting too! Directly go to “anti-tip” section of this article. [Read More]
Difference Engine - Harnessing Memory Redundancy in Virtual Machines
Here is link to paper (pdf) (MP3) [Read More]
RAM is not enough - Memory Compression!
This is my first post and what else I could start with! [Read More]