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Re: Yaboot Config Question

On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 10:23:20PM +0200, Michel Lanners wrote:
> Reasons might be many and various: memory bandwidth being _much_ lower
> on all but the latest Apple machines, compared to equivalent i386 boxes,
> being one of them. RISC vs. CISC code generation might be another, also
> that is pure speculation on my part. Different levels of compiler
> omptimisation might be another.

someone said on irc that compiling risc code will be slower since the
compiler has to generate more instructions then on cisc.  makes sense
i suppose.  

> It would be interesting to do a series of crosscompilation benchmarks
> (compile i386 and PPC kernels on each, plus a third, architecture)...

if the above is true it probably wouldn't make that much difference..

would be intriguing though

Ethan Benson

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