[rescue] linux ports

Joshua D. Boyd rescue at sunhelp.org
Fri Jun 15 13:19:04 CDT 2001

I was under the impression that the biggest problem with linux for the
alpha was GCC being really aweful at compiling alpha code.

Joshua Boyd

On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, Dave McGuire wrote:
>   I will say that I'm very impressed with the performance of Linux on
> SPARC hardware.  I wish they'd put the same amount of effort into
> optimizing their Alpha support...it's just plain SLOW.  If they
> address this, a DS10 or DS20 running Linux might very well be desktop
> nirvana.
>         -Dave McGuire
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