Subject: Re: VS2000 and 1.4 - no go :-(
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Michael Kukat <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/01/1999 22:55:43
Hi !

> > > Hm. I must admit that it has decent SCSI DMA. And maybe I had upgraded to
> > > 12 MB at that time.
> > 
> > And maybe you used swap... I'm talking of pure RAM usage, without swap.
> Guilty, your honor.
> 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.

I know. VAXstation 3100m76 doesn't compile in one run with 16 Megs, 24
Megs works, but my VAX 4000/300 has 64 Megs, so there are no problems. And
network cables are so silent, i only hear a bit of harddisk in my
DECstation, which is the VAX NFS server :-)

so long.. Michael