Re: [PATCH] Single user linux

From: Erik Mouw (J.A.K.Mouw@ITS.TUDelft.NL)
Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 14:00:07 EST

On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 09:41:13PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > When I first started I compiled my linux kernels on a 386 dx with 8 mb ram
> > heh. I think a lot of the current PDAs are faster.
> My pocket computer is 40MHz mips r3902, likely faster than your
> 386dx. That's 3 years old. Anything you can buy today is at least
> twice as fast. [hell, I saw 8MB ram 2MB flash 80MHz mips machine in
> size of palm for $100 (vtech helio) -- I'll tell you where to buy it
> when you ask.]

The Compaq iPaq uses an Intel StrongARM SA1110 CPU running at 190MHz.
Integer performance for a 221MHz SA1110 is comparable with a Pentium
180 (on the average), so I guess that the iPaq performance is
compatable with a P166.


J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031,  2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
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