Subject: Re: Autonice bugging my but!
To: None <>
From: Jarle Fredrik Greipsland <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/26/1996 16:13:56
In article <>, 
"Michael L. VanLoon --" <> writes:
>> In article <>,
>> James Graham - Systems Mangler <> wrote:
>> NetBSD/vax on a 11/750 takes more than a week, from what I read a while
>> back on port-vax. Things to keep in mind: it may take longer than 4.3BSD
A data point for those who collect those:
    kern.osrelease = 1.1
    hw.model = MicroVAX 78032/78132
    hw.physmem = 13623296
    Disk is a 1GB SCSI disk on an Emulex controller

>From scratch, i.e. no existing GENERIC directory:
# config GENERIC; cd ../compile/GENERIC; time make depend netbsd
  21484.07 real      2083.12 user       988.73 sys
That's close to 6 hours elapsed time.

> Oh my!  There comes a point when it's not worth it.  Can you seriously
> get *anything* done on such a machine?  (And I thought those things
> were God-awful slow running VMS... ;-)
Oh c'mon! I've got emacs-19.30 with X11R6 (sans server), full
TeX/LaTeX suite, and MH running on it.  What more can one wish for? ;-)

"VAX. For those who care enough to steal the very best."
        -- A microscopic message on the silicon chip inside one of Digital
	   Equipment's often stolen computer designs. [ rumor ]