On Tuesday 08 July 2003 02:31, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> > - An Xterm needs ~30 seconds to open up while "make -j16 bzImage modules"
> > - An Xterm needs ~15 seconds to open up while "make -j8 bzImage modules"
> > - XMMS does _not_ skip mp3's while above.
> How fast is your box? RAM? disks? I'm personally more interested in 1-2
> make -j2 bzImage going
- Celeron 1,3GHz
- 512MB RAM
- 1GB SWAP (2 IDE disks, ~512MB on each disk)
- ATA100 Maxtor 60GB HDD
- ATA100 Fujitsu 40GB
Now I am running 2.5.74-mm3, xterm needs about 5 seconds to open up, but the
whole system is again in a snail mode. XMMS does not skip.
> > - Kmail is almost unusable while above (stops for about 5 secs every
> > 15-20 secs). KMail is also very slow while the machine is doing nothing.
> > - X runs with nice 0, prio 15 (nice -11 is prio 4, does not make
> > difference)
> Looking at above load i'm not entirely surprised, but i presume you're
> going to name a kernel which can handle that and still complete the builds
> withing a sane time frame.
For example, my wolk4 tree can handle it very well. 2.4-aa can handle it very
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