Subject: Re: whee, it works.. sort of
To: None <>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 03/26/2000 16:08:00
>> I got dramatical performance differences between /bin/sh and /bin/ksh
>> for login shell, yet s-l-o-w-e-r than other ports.  The result also
>> endorses that NetBSD/pmax spends too much time for fork/exec sequences.
>> This performance issue _must be_ analyzed and fixed.
> I'd appreciate that. I've got ~20 shell users on one of my MAXINEs, and
> logging in is a pain, but the system performs acceptable when logged in
> .. (well, somehow. at least it does what one wants) ..

I've updated my 25MHz MAXINE contents with a snapshot image around
yesterday, and noticed the introduction of /etc/rc.d/ seems to have
hurted NetBSD/pmax performance severely...  I raised higher the
priority of performance issue...

Tohru Nishimura