LFS 4.0 compile times

Chris Lingard chris at stockwith.co.uk
Fri Mar 7 02:11:21 PST 2003


Jamie Bennett wrote:

> Hi,
> 
>   As I have just purchased a new architecture (VIA C3 800) I
> thought I would give Vassili's LFS 4.0 profile a run on it to
> compare the compile times to my main box, a XP 2000+.
> 
> 
> Machine 1
> 
> XP 2000+
> 512 DDR Ram
> Compile time: 1h 47m 23s
> 
> Machine 2
> 
> VIA C3 800mhz
> 256mb PC133
> Compile time  7hr 41m 21s
> 
> I then tryed Chris Linguards bootable install cdrom that
> installs a LFS CVS version dated 17/02/03. The compile
> times for this suprised me to say the least.
> 
> Machine 2
> 
> VIA C3 800mhz
> 256mb PC133
> Compile time  5hr 05m 47s
> 
> Chris uses a bash script for the install. Anyone have any
> idea why doing it from a bash script takes 2hr and 36m
> less? I can see some overhead using nALFS but this much?

Thats very slow, my K6 500MHz is just over 3 hours

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If you do not receive a copy of LFS 4.1-pre1 by next Tuesday, you
may shout at me.

Chris

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