Re: Memory upgrade: not faster / nfs

Philippe Strauss (
Sun, 27 Oct 1996 11:27:03 +0100 (MET)

Keith Rohrer wrote:
> The original poster was complaining about having thrown an additional
> 32 megs into a dickless workstation and not seeing much performance
Cause usually, a workstation is a male ? :*) Sorry, couldn't resist...

> improvement. Either using -pipe or using a small ramdisk for /tmp
> would reduce the NFS problem for compilation to just the source, .o's,
> and executable; tempfs would've reclaimed all unused parts of the ramdisk
> as a hunk of swap space (and vice versa). I'm not quite certain what
> the aversion to a local hard drive in the machine was, but I'm sure
> there's a reason, maybe even a good one.
> Keith
> Disclaimer: Do not taunt Happy Fun God.

Philippe Strauss, CH-1092 Belmont

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