Subject: Re: Is gcc slow? Or is our gcc slow?
To: Allen Briggs <>
From: Dave Burgess <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/13/1996 11:50:00
> > Serious, I think it is time to make the change. Most systems have enough
> > memory today (but unixes can not handle it - oops :-).
> That may be true for many systems, but not all.  I think that users
> should have the opportunity to change things, though, and they (you)
> do.  How about starting a "performance tuning guide" for NetBSD?  If
> the FAQ doesn't have a section on that, it should...
> I see some need for:
> 	* "If you're low on disk space, you can do this..."
> 	* "If you're low on memory, you can do this..."
> 	* "If you've got fast disks, you can do this..."
> 	* "If you've got lots of memory, you can do this..."
> 	* "If you've got lots of memory and fast disks, you can do this..."
> 	* "If you have adapter X and option Y, you can enable Z..."
> Obviously, this would need machine dependent parts, too.

No problem.  I have been trying to decide what to do with sections 9 &
10 (which is the 'supported hardware and software' section).  I would be
willing to start doing this in place of those, but I will NEED help.

In fact, I can even make it (the new section) NetBSD specific if that would 

> -allen
> -- 
>   Allen Briggs - end killing - ** MacBSD == NetBSD/mac68k **
>    Where does all my time go?  <a href="">Guess.</a>

Dave Burgess  (The man of a thousand E-Mail addresses)
386bsd FAQ Maintainer / SysAdmin for the NetBSD system in my spare bedroom
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