[SunRescue] Q: Regarding Sun Educator promo Ultra 5 system
pkhoury3 at loop.com
Wed Apr 19 15:32:50 CDT 2000
From: Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net>
To: rescue at sunhelp.org <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2000 1:13 PM
Subject: Re: [SunRescue] Q: Regarding Sun Educator promo Ultra 5 system
>Dont look at the Mhz - look at the cache.
>As an example, I had two systems:
>Ultra 5, 270mhz, 256k cache
>Ultra 1, 200mhz, 512k cache
>The U1 with 512k cache was effectively FASTER at a lot of things due
>to the increased cache - it made up for the difference in mhz.
>I'll take a slower CPU with bigger cache anyday.
And RAM, the more the better. I'm thinking now, 128MB for Solaris is
waaaaay to little (especially while running OE, Apache, top, compiliing
stuff, having several shells, etc).
And of course, there's other things to look at, again, what disks it uses
(SCSI or IDE)
More information about the rescue