Subject: Re: 'NetBSD Sets Internet2 Land Speed World Record' says /.
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From: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <wolfgang+gnus20040506T110306@dailyplanet.dontspam.wsrcc.com>
Date: 05/06/2004 11:09:22
> This is actually pretty amazing. I've been looking over the
> previous record-breakers at http://lsr.internet2.edu/history.html
> and most of them seem to be using really fancy hardware. The
> February 22 winner was using quad Itanium2 servers and the 2003
> winner was using dual Itanium2 servers with 4GB of RAM. Considering
> that NetBSD has outperformed these two with 512MB RAM and a single
> 2.0Ghz processor, I'd say this is quite an accomplishment.
Since they say it is using very little CPU, it would really drive the
point home if they re-did this test using much, much slower hardware
(say an old 150Mhz pentium-pro). Now that would be funny!