Subject: Re: sparc64 port quality
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 03/08/2001 10:05:03
> >1) how much one could expect from this port.. i mean how stable it is
> Except for some userlevel programs (ntpd and dhclient so far) I've had good
no problem if only that programs.
> success running the system the same as any other NetBSD system.
> >2) what's all that "tricks" with gcc for sparc64? and shared libraries
> The in-tree gcc won't work for sparc64 so you'll need to grab a current
> snapshot from ftp.netbsd.org:/pub/NetBSD/arch or cross compile one from
> >3) how does ultrasparc IIe compare to pentium II/III (not only computing
> >but overall I/O performance too) - on netbsd of course
> Someone with a 2e and a PC will need to answer here.
i've already got answer about it - Ultra IIe is little faster than PII
on the same clock but slower than P/III.
so it's fairly fast...