low latency

elko elko at home.nl
Wed Oct 17 23:35:18 PDT 2001


On Thursday 18 October 2001 03:39, Martin Bishop wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Oct 2001 21:05:10 +0200
>
> elko <elko at home.nl> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 17 October 2001 20:29, Ian Molton wrote:
>
> <cut>
>
> > ----[ SNIP ]----
> > [elko at ElkOS /proc]$ dmesg | grep proc;free -m
> > Detected 851.932 MHz processor.
> > Mem:           564        320        243     
> > -/+ buffers/cache:        140        423
> > Swap:         1533          0       1533
> > ----[ SNIP ]----
> >
> > and compiling a kernel only takes about 10-15 minutes now,
> > instead of 50 minutes, so that's Great Fun (tm) too !!
> >
> > I'm so happy ;^)
>
> <cut>
>
> Hi,
>
> I hope you're kidding with that 50 minutes thing.. :)
>
> Even without the preempt patch, my kernel compile would only take 8-9
> minutes, and I got less memory than you (256mb). My cpu is an athlon
> 1ghz, but I don't think it would make that huge a diff.
>
> I haven't timed the kernel compile after the patch so I don't know if
> it has improved or not.
>
> Please say you're kidding about the 50 minutes compile time :)
> M.

"M"... sounds like you're from a James Bond movie ;^)

nope, kernel compile always took me about 50 minutes,
but I didn't mention that that was with a 300Mhz CPU
and 300Mb Mem... (I did a hardware upgrade)...

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