Subject: Re: How many Vaxes?
To: Chris Tribo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: HerbalGypsy/justbobthebard <email@example.com>
Date: 02/21/2000 19:48:24
5 hours! 5 Hours!
How long does it take on my 16MB uVII? can you say days...
but it does just keep running!!
Chris Tribo wrote:
> You need to upgrade to the December 6th VAX snapshot (1.4P). The
> reason it is so slow is that the kernel is running on PIO mode 0
> SCSI. (very slow). 1.4P has a stable DMA SCSI kernel that will make your
> 3100 feel like a whole new machine :) It appears to be able to handle
> doing a low volume ftp/web box with a decent HD inside. The m30 doesn't
> have CPU speed to marvel at, but I think it'll build a kernel with DMA
> SCSI in about 5 hours or so. Probably reduced further with -current.
> On Mon, 21 Feb 2000, Paul Everett wrote:
> > I've got a VS3100/m30 with 16mb of ram running 1.4.1.
> > I'm curious though - other than developing stuff for NetBSD/VAX, what does
> > everyone use their machines for? I find mine to be a bit on the slow side
> > to really do anything useful. Or is my machine just a lot slower then the
> > models everyone else has?
> > Regards,
> > Paul
> > --
> > Paul Everett Microsoft is not the answer.
> > repton at repton dot org Microsoft is the question.
> > http://www.repton.org "No" is the answer.
> > "God, root, what is the difference?" - Pitr, www.userfriendly.org