[rescue] Odd SBUS cards - anyone want?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 10:27:19 CDT 2006

Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> Mon, 10 Apr 2006 @ 01:58 -0400, Sridhar Ayengar said:
>> There has to be something misconfigured there.  I've gotten better 
>> speeds with scp on much slower machines than that.
> No misconfiguration.
> NetBSD defaults to V6 CPU optimizatin.  The V6 doesn't have hardware
> floating point.

I've gotten better speeds with scp on other slower machines without 
hardware floating-point.

> I think they've started shipping NetBSD with a dynamic linker that picks
> a CPU dependent version of the important libraries, at least on SPARC.
> That partially solves the problem.
> To really optimize though, you'll want to do a make world.
> That can take awhile on an SS5... :)

You can always set up a cross-compile environment.  Would probably not 
take too long to accomplish a cross make world on an Ultra.

Peace...  Sridhar

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