On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 06:39:15PM -0400, Jake Burkholder wrote:
You can also get various new machines on sun.com for around $1000 USD,
IIRC a 500mhz blade 100 does a buildworld in around 2-3 hours.
A $1000 (new) 500 MHz blade running GENERIC (minus WITNESS) builds world
in a little under 3 hours.
Or just a little slower than my 4 year old 500MHz 21264 (<$1000 used)
alpha. Darn. I was hoping a reasonbly priced sparc64 would be fast
enough that getting one would allow me to find LP64 problems quicker
due to a faster buildworld cycle. It's really frustrating to get 2+
hours into a buildworld and have it die because of a problem in
I guess we'll need to wait for x86-64 for that.
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