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Re: [SLE] Bogomips (+compile prob)
- From: rost0005@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Robert Alexander Stragies)
- Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 16:39:25 +0200
- Message-id: <Pine.SGI.4.10.9910271631010.7181-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 27 Oct 1999, Stuart Hall wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Oct 1999 09:10:00 +0000, you wrote:
> >My 486/DX66 W 20 meg tam only comes in at 2.? mogobips .
> >Takes about 50 minutes just to boot up the stock 6.2 kernal .
> >Very slow compared to todays low end macjines ire K6-2 300 ect...
when i hit the turboswitch and reboot, mine also comes in at 2.7... bogos,
and is DEADSLOW then too.
> 50 minutes?? My 486-33DX boots the stock kernel from the hard drive
> in about 4 minutes. However, when I load it from a diskette it does
> take quite a long time - but certainly not 50 minutes!
i also have a dx33 and it also only takes about 4 min.. he may not have
enabled "compact" in the lilo setup , without that , mine also takes +-15
minutes. and the combo of Turbo and "compact" may well make his 50 minutes
> Or are you talking about re-compiling a kernel?? I haven't tried that
> with the 486 - I usually use my dual pentium to create the custom
> kernel, then NFS it over to my /boot directory.
> >Anyway they are still good for print server , firewalls , routers , ect...
that's my point, i am going through all this pain, because i want the 486
to be a firewall, webserver, an mailserver... And i'm leaving problem
after problem behind me... I love my linuxi
> >Just takes time for them to do anything load bearing. I trashed the os ,
> >and now need to rreinstall it , there goes an hour and a half minimume . Oh
> >well , at least it doesent crash , and its usable.
> Well, if your machine takes that long to boot up, perhaps something is
> wrong with it? Also, it shouldn't take more than 1 hour to get
> *everything* setup on your trashed machine. Probably even less if you
> have a backup copy of you /etc directory.
backups of /etc/* are always handy...
> Good luck!
thanks for the helpfull hints
keep it up,
> Stuart Hall
> Cheshire, Connecticut, USA
> Linux User# 141732
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