[rescue] Perverse Question

Frank Van Damme frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Tue Jun 10 12:44:57 CDT 2003

On Tuesday 10 June 2003 00:39, Kurt Mosiejczuk wrote:
> > NetBSD has a kernel patch available for it - just ask one of the
> > developers.  Also Debian Sparc runs very lean on that machine.
> Hmmm...  I might be tempted to try NetBSD then...  I suppose I
> might try Debian.  I like Debian, but I've gravitated towards other
> OS's for sparc hardware lately....

Don't run Debian or any Linux distro on a sun4c. They get dead-slow in a week;
there's some or another cpu instruction that is emulated in software
(analogous to math emulation I think) and guess what: that code sucks.

Frank Van Damme    http://www.openstandaarden.be
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