[rescue] howto make multiple main boards work on a Sun Sparc

Dave McGuire rescue at sunhelp.org
Fri Jun 15 13:26:18 CDT 2001

On June 15, BSD Bob the old greybeard BSD freak wrote:
> > you haven't lived until you've seen a DS-10 blow through a NetBSD kernel
> > compile in 48 seconds.
> > 
> > Set it all up just right so the source tree is in the Unified Buffer Cache
> > memory and have /tmp set up as a memory mounted file system....the system
> > never touches the disk or the network, everything is being handled in the
> > memory system.
> Grumble... grumble....  and the same compile on an MVII crate at 0.9 vups
> takes 24+ hours!  Grumble....grumble....
> I would think the machine was broken, if it compiled in 48 seconds!
> Some folks have all the luck.....

  But your MVII has more personality than even James' DS10.

  You know, Bob...KA650/655 boards aren't difficult to come by...speed
that machine up by a factor of three...

       -Dave McGuire

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