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Re: Some thoughts on the ARM build daemons

On Wed, 09 May 2007, Lennert Buytenhek wrote:
> On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 11:53:36PM +0200, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> > > - tofee: up, building packages, sometimes stable-security.
> > >
> > > I think it is time to changes things. Our faster build daemons have a
> > > 233MHz CPU with 256MB of RAM, while there are way faster ARM CPU today.
> > 
> > How much faster is the fastest available ARM CPU compared to toffee?
> As in, the fastest ARM CPU that exists in the world?  As far as
> I know, that would be the 1.2 GHz Intel IOP342 (dual core.)

Any reason why we cannot just buy two of these things, beef them up with a
lot of RAM, and set them up in different parts of the world?  It is not like
the ARM platform is not an important one: it is being used everywhere, and a
lot of embedded work is done with it.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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