Re: ccache for the autobuilders?
On Tue, 2002-04-02 at 11:17, Russell Coker wrote:
> So we firstly need to find a real slow arch which also supports 4 new large
> IDE disks (remember that machines 3 years old tend not to have good support
> for >32G drives).
That's primarily a BIOS problem, right? Does it matter for Linux?
> Then this same arch needs to be slow enough at CPU that it needs a compiler
> cache, while being fast enough at doing disk IO and running the file system
> to be able to offer a performance gain.
DMA-based IDE is pretty fast. Nowhere near a good as SCSI, but you can't
beat the price.
> Then of course there's the issue of how many M68K machines you could buy for
I think you've forgotten that space to host them costs money, too.
Though you could get enough 68Ks to heat a large building for small sums
of money ;-)
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