Subject: Re: PC164 memory bus speeed (was: pciide performance on alpha)
To: Simon Burge <simonb@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/14/1999 13:16:55
On Sat, 14 Aug 1999, Simon Burge wrote:
> Almost all of my results are with "gcc -O2", so I'm pretty sure the
> compiler isn't getting in the way.  The code seems to be relatively
> simple - just multiple traversals of a linked list.

Okay, just checking :) I was kinda disappointed with my PC164 until I
realized that I wasn't testing with the same compiler... now I'm just
disappointed with gcc ;) My K6-2 460MHz does compile stuff faster than
my alpha though...

> I'm talking a good couple of years (3+) ago.  I didn't know that there's
> one available now - do you have a URL or any details?

Ah, okay... they currently have an AlphaServer 1200 and a DS20 for
people to play with:
Pretty cool of them to offer machines like that... I remember when the
Alpha first came out, they had an OSF/1 and VMS machine for people to
try. I seem to remember the VMS one was, which was
sort of strange... why host it at utexas? :) The OSF/1 one might've been
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