SMP or Hugh Mem kernel

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at
Mon Aug 7 11:10:54 MDT 2006

On 8/7/06, Adam Fisher <FISHERAD at> wrote:
> I have a 4 proc machine with 8GB of memory.  This is a web server that
> has about 1 million hits a day.  Runs really high on the memory side.
> Which kernel is best.  SMP with PAE or should I go to the Hugh Mem
> kernel.  I know that if we had over 16GB we would have to go with the
> Hugh mem.
> thanks,
> Adam

SMP with PAE.  You *don't* want hugemem unless you have 16GB of RAM or more.


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