Re: PentiumII's.

Travis Cole (
Tue, 29 Jul 1997 20:29:59 -0700 (PDT)

On 30-Jul-97 Lai Zit Seng wrote:
>On Tue, 29 Jul 1997, System Email wrote:
>> On Wed, 30 Jul 1997, Mitch Davis wrote:
>> > System Email wrote:
>> > > Does linux support PentiumII's (does it work?)
>> >
>> > A friend of mine bought a single processor 266MHz P2 to use as a
>> > web cache server. He has had no problems with it, running 2.0.28.
>> > The cache server gets 1 Megahits per day.
>> How does it comapre to a PPRO 200? :)
>Yes, I'm interested too. I'm looking for all-round performance. That would
>mean the Pentium-II if necessary. But if Linux doesn't make much use of
>MMX, and given the Pentium Pro's integrated L2 cache, perhaps the Pentium
>Pro might prove to be a better choice. Most of the benchmarks I've seen
>are Windows based, so they're probably not very useful to guage
>performance under Linux.
Along these same lines How well does the AMD K6 stack up? And If I were to
compile a kernel for an AMD K6 should compile it as 486, Pentium or Ppro?


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Date: 29-Jul-97
Time: 20:30:02
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