Subject: re: improving ssh performance on sun4m systems
To: Brian A. Seklecki <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/10/2002 22:36:36
On Sat, 9 Mar 2002, Brian A. Seklecki wrote:
> On Sat, 9 Mar 2002, Todd Vierling wrote:
> > On Sun, 10 Mar 2002, matthew green wrote:
> > : [note: -mcpu=v8 means the resulting code will not run on sparc v7 and
> > : older systems.]
> > :
> > : this isn't true; we emulate these instructions in the kernel.
> > However, it's ungodly slow, since the emulation makes the already slow
> > sun4's and sun4c's have to do even more work.
> > : /etc/ld.so.conf work needs to be done for sparc.
> > Yes. I've already said precisely what needs to be done in the past to make
> > this less grotty, and it's pretty simple, but I simply don't have the
> In the mean time are these details sufficient enough to compose a chapter
> for "The NetBSD Guide" on optimizing for different ports (at least i386,
> sparc, etc. where there are CPUs of different steppings) ?
You should just be able to install devel/cpuflags from
pkgsrc. Follow the manpage to setup, then 'make build' in
usr/src to update the userland :)
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