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Re: ccache for the autobuilders?

On Tue, 2 Apr 2002 21:35, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> 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?


One machine that I recently gave away never really supported more than 25G of 
my hard drives.  I never really investigated it properly, 25G was enough.

> > 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.

That's an arguement for another list.

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