Subject: Re: FreeBSD Bus DMA
To: None <>
From: John S. Dyson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/12/1998 01:22:24
Perry E. Metzger said:
> "John S. Dyson" writes:
> > I will state conclusively: the compiles were 2.5X to 3X faster,
> Please also state:
> 1) the code base being compiled
Our product.

> 2) the compile times
About 1.5Hrs vs. about 30-40mins or so.

> 3) the machine types

> and
> 4) the versions of the OS that were running.
FreeBSD-current, vs. a recent NetBSD.  Anecdotal
evidence using Linux shows similar results.

> Perry
> PS You stated I was lying, btw, when I said that you claimed compiles
> were 3X faster.
Yes I did, and what you just claimed is not what I claimed.

John                  | Never try to teach a pig to sing,     | it just makes you look stupid,         | and it irritates the pig.