[rescue] You see a wild SPARCstation 20. What do?

Patrick Giagnocavo xemacs5 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 14 16:08:56 CST 2012

My view is that the issue is memory latency.  Read/write speed to RAM
matters a lot in such cases.

I have seen this with Sparc and Perl processes also - the initial Perl
startup is horrendous, then everything runs fine.

Just sayin'


> However, NAT and filtering add a fair amount of CPU-bound latency.  At one
> time, my gateway was an Ultra 1e m170, and the combination of NAT +
> filtering + PPPoE made performance absolutely awful.

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