Subject: Re: ballpark ratio users:cpu for a [345]86 NetBSD box?
To: None <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/27/1994 17:38:01
On September 27, you wrote:
> I don't think that it doesn't work. I've seen applications moved from
> 4/400 machines to 10's a lot and have never seen anything like what
> you are mentioning -- they've invariably sped up. This is what I would
> expect. As I said, the 10s have a faster bus, faster processors, more
> contexts, better controllers, and typically have faster
> disks.

  I agree that in many cases this will be true.  Our application,
specifically, is lots of people logged in reading mail, reading news,
ftp'ing files, downloading stuff, and stuff like that.  I mention it
because it may give you some insight as to what's going on here.

> However, I think this topic has wandered way away from what
> current is for, so I'm cutting myself off here.


                            -Dave McGuire
                             Digital Express Group, Incorporated