Re: Too good to believe?

Jon Torrez (
Sun, 3 May 1998 19:19:08 -0500 (CDT)

On Mon, 4 May 1998, Richard Gooch wrote:

<WWW> writes:
<WWW>> him1: Complete Linux kernel compile times:
<WWW>> him1: Dual P2-300, 64mb SDRAM, 75 seconds
<WWW>> him1: Dual PPro166/512, 64mb EDO, 45 seconds
<WWW>% make MAKE="make -j 3"

I believe in the original post (I don't have it anymore) the
person doing this benchmark did make -j install which spawns lots of
process' which would make things faster :) -- I have a dual P166MMX box
and it takes about 4 minutes to get a kernel compiled...

| Jon Torrez
| Systems Administrator - WWWebServers, Inc.
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