Subject: Re: HELP!
To: None <email@example.com>
From: linc <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/21/2001 14:08:41
On Thu, 21 Jun 2001 email@example.com wrote:
> On 21 Jun, linc wrote:
> > OK, I have a Digital AlphaStation 200 4/233. I know this is supposed to
> > be a 233mhz alpha machine but why in the hell is it so slow?
> 1. This machine has a 21064 CPU. The throughput per MHz of that CPU is
> lower than of a iP of the same vintage.
> 2. NetBSD uses gcc. The one and only architecture gcc produces really
> efficient code for is i386. Alpha code generated by gcc is absolutely
> > It has 48 megs of ram
> Too less. 64MB is the minimum to do somthing useful. 128MB is good.
> (From my experiencve with NetBSD on an AlphaStation 200 4/166.)
OK, so what OS should I run on this thing and where can I get it so that I
can get some more performance out of this box?
2:07pm up 64 days, 2:05, 4 users, load average: 1.00, 1.13, 1.35