[ILUG] Thoughts on a compile box
lhecking at nmrc.ucc.ie
Thu Apr 27 15:17:07 IST 2000
> It's getting near time to replace my trusty P133
> at home, as kernel compiles are just taking too
> damn long...
> Overall, I'm happy enough with the performance of
> Linux on this machine, except for starting Netscape
> and compiling stuff. I don't really play games any
> And with 64MB of RAM, the compilation bottleneck
> is currently the CPU.
Stop whining. Try my 25MHz 68040 with 22MB ram for
a day, then you'll have *real* reason to complain.
5 hours for a kernel compile under RH 5.2beta,
including deps, that's what we're talking here.
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