Re: 2.1.99 is less rusty

Alex Buell (
Mon, 4 May 1998 02:00:40 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 4 May 1998, Bill Metzenthen wrote:

> > Woah, it takes me only a hour and half to compile kernel *and* modules for
> > 2.1.98 - I have a 486DX4/100 here. Since the compile process is limited by
> > the bus throughput (bus, not the CPU itself, is at 33MHz), I have to
> > wonder why your builds takes so long. What version of binutils/gcc are you
> > using?
> You don't mention the amount of RAM you have -- it is critical to the
> effect being discussed on this thread. If you have only 8 Mbyte then
> I'd like to know more about the details of your system (disk system
> type for example) please.

I have 32MB of memory - but I am going to experiment with 8MB (lilo
mem=8m) Will let you know how I get on.


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