Re: Life at 4 bogomips
On Sun, 9 May 1999, Carl Mummert wrote:
> That's life. Some of the time may be due to slower disk i/o, some of it
> is due to dpkg thinking as is copies information into /var/lib/dpkg/available.
> I would recommend that you just forget about dselect, and install what you
> need by hand.
The part that got me was the multi-cd method needing perl for crying out
loud. I was actually not serious ... but it did dawn on me that developers
working on high-powered machines may not understand the performance impact
of what they are doing on lower performance machines unless they wander
down there and try it.