LFS 4.0 compile times

Neven Has haski at sezampro.yu
Sat Mar 8 08:13:41 PST 2003


On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 08:49:18AM -0000, Jamie Bennett wrote:
>   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?

For start, using the same profile/scripts for comparing would help. :)

And of course, you did turn off all logging in nALFS?  How did you
measure the times?


Neven

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