Re: Bizarre difference in uptimes for same kernel

linux kernel account (
Tue, 9 Sep 1997 19:24:09 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 9 Sep 1997, Rob Partington wrote:

> Is it possible that compiling the kernel with pgcc instead of gcc
> actually makes for a more stable kernel? I don't know enough about the
> kernel, or about gcc/pgcc to judge, so I throw it open to the massed
> wisdom of linux-kernel for an answer...
> Any information appreciated...
> [*] solid lockups, no oops, no console switching, no SysRq

I've compiled everything on my system with pgcc and I have did not see the
lockups you described (I had some other ones, caused by

BTW- PGCCing the kernel improves byte-bench by a few percent..