Re: compiling packages
> On Thu, 22 Jun 2000, Stefano Curtarolo Bavaresco Vial wrote:
> > Sorry, but for security reason I cannot allow people to use our systems.
> I can understand this. Figured I'd ask anyway :-)
> > If you want, and if autobuilder works under our ES40s, I could recompile
> > all woody and give access via ftp for main debian mirror.
> Best person to talk to about the autobuilder is John Goerzen
> (email@example.com) who runs the autobuilder for Alpha
> currently. He's definitely our expert on getting an autobuilder going and
> maintaining it on Alpha.
> > gcc takes very little. All Xfree 4.0 takes 20-25 minutes to go.
> Ouch! I'm compiling potato's XFree86 3.3.6 now and it'll take a few
> OT: how much did these things cost? I'm just curious....
ES40 with 4CPus, 32MB cache, and 16GB of memory, costs 85K$ each.
You have to add other stuff like hot disks, tapes, and so on ...
We have two but we are going to build a beowulf cluster buying more,
They are impressive: the kernel (2.4) takes very very very little ...