Re: Linux & Multiple processing?

Miguel de Icaza (miguel@roxanne.nuclecu.unam.mx)
Tue, 11 Jun 1996 14:12:14 -0500


dm@sgi.com said:

> > I've been running 4-way SMP under SparcLinux for months...
>
> But is it *fast* ? :)
>
> Really though how is the performance compared to a single CPU machine of the
> same series?
>
> Can you say 3 minute complete kernel builds?

A machine like that one with a single CPU takes about 20 minutes to
compile the kernel (keep in mind that it's 20 minutes under SunOS
against fast Linux/SPARC).

Miguel.