Subject: Re: VS2000 and 1.4 - no go :-(
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Brian D Chase <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/01/1999 11:57:32
On Thu, 1 Jul 1999, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

> It stopped using swap for kernel compilations when I upgraded to 16 MB.
> Result: I was vacuuming and dishwashing while recompiling a kernel, and when
> I didn't hear any disk movement for more than five minutes, I nearly panicked.
> It was *10 minutes* of pure CPU usage, for compiling one of the nfs_xxx.c
> files.

Some of us can hear our MicroVAX II's swapping and accessing files even
*while* we're vacuuming. 

Ignatios, of all the port lists to grumble to about slow CPU speeds and
other resource limitations, I'd imagine that port-vax is not a very good
choice :-)

Brian "JARAI" Chase | | VAXZilla LIVES!!!