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Re: about PowerPc - offtopic

Hugh Caley wrote:

> How do you quantify "1/2 of the speed"?  Console scrolling?  I know that
> console is very slow on PPC, mostly because there is no hardware support of
> text in the Framebuffer (as I understand it).

It depends, e.g. the pm2fb has very fast accelerated scrolling.

> Shiryu wrote:
> > I have powerbook 333Mhz, and it runs like 1/2 of the speed of my PII 400 
> > Mhz, wasnt G3 supose to be much faster? ( I tested compilations on Debian,
> > using time command).

And he clearly stated that he compared compilation...


I believe the technical term is "Oops!"
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