Re: DRAM to CPU Frequency Ratio (Athlon)

From: Rogier Wolff (
Date: Wed Aug 30 2000 - 02:29:20 EST

Marc Mutz wrote:
> > Thank you for your reaction. Others on the list also said that with a
> > kernel compile, disk speed is a bottleneck, not memory.

I doubt that. My system is pinned at 200% CPU most of the time during
a kernel compile. A kernel is 60Mb of disk which loads in about 3
seconds. A full kernel compile easily takes 60 times as long....


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