Subject: Re: why do we do it
To: Erik Bertelsen <>
From: Jochen Kunz <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/21/2005 19:52:20
On Sun, 21 Aug 2005 02:32:35 +0200
Erik Bertelsen <> wrote:

> I wonder how long time a full NetBSD build takes on the slowest
> hardware able to do the build itself :-)
I suspect this would be a VAX 11/750: 0.65 MIPS.
More common is a MicroVAX II: 0.9 MIPS.
There is the even slower VAX 11/730: 0.3 MIPS, but IIRC it is not
supported by NetBSD.

I leave it to your homework to calculate estimated build times based on
the MIPS numbers. ;-)