Subject: Re: PM 7500 success story & tips
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: paul beard <email@example.com>
Date: 02/18/2002 14:51:08
Jeff Laughlin wrote:
> Hmm, after examining the boot kernal messages I noticed that it IS
> initializing an mc0 device, even tho it doesn't appear in /dev. However
> when I added an ifconf_mc0 line to rc.conf and configured the other
> networks settings I was able to get networking going A-OK. Thanks!
glad that worked for you . . .
> Things are looking up. I got bash and perl and apache installed. One
> interesting thing I noted is that ssh uses a lot less CPU time on this
> 7500 than on my P2-200 Lunix box. A single scp thread at full tilt
> consumes about 60% of the cpu on my lunix box, but only about 30% on the
> powermac. The 604e is a hell of a CPU.
Agreed. i remember running BeOS 3 on it and being amazed:
linuxppc and netbsd have been similarly liberating.