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Re: x86 release builds are slow

On Sat, May 03, 2008 at 10:48:02PM +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> >please stop assuming we can always throw more hardware to fix  
> >software bloat.
> >It's just not true.
> I haven't used Xen intensively, but one would expect to have multiple  
> (= many) domU's in a single machine, right?

Yes. One system I have here has 12 of them (and could get more, as most
of them needs very litte ressources: dhcp or vmps servers, nagios
monitoring, a backup DNS server, etc, ..)

> Then, the overhead for  
> each kernel can be noticeable, can't it?

I think so. Using 6 extra MB per domU would means 72MB overhead on this box.
The size of one or two domUs :)

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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