Subject: Re: -pipe significantly boosts up kernel compile speed
To: Julio Merino <email@example.com>
From: Bang Jun-Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/05/2002 04:57:29
On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 09:50:05PM +0200, Julio Merino wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Jul 2002 04:23:04 +0900
> "Bang Jun-Young" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > I think you should also check it really faster even on slower
> > > (and less memory) machines. Modern machines are always fast anyway :-)
> > I have just tested with a plain old Pentium 166 machine that has
> > 64MB of memory:
> > GENERIC
> > With -pipe: 45:36
> > Without -pipe: 1:13:48
> > Obviously, -pipe was effective on a slow machine as well.
> The disk on that machine must be slow...
I guess hardly anybody is using Ultra DMA 100 capable disks on
his Pentium machine... ;-) Old motherboards don't even have
support for DMA modes.
Bang Jun-Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>