Re: About the computational power of g4 machines
On Sat, 16 May 2009 04:59:50 -0300
Rog__rio Brito <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have the opportunity to buy an iBook G4 800MHz so that i can continue
> working with Debian + PowerPC.
> I have two questions, which I list below.
> On May 12 2009, drz wrote:
> > Anybody tried this out on a powerbook g4 (1.33Ghz here):
> Is one machine of these able to play the videos listed below?
> If anybody could test it under other clocks (say, using the different
> governors/frequency scaling), it would be very informative.
I can't get the 480p to play past the 30 second mark. It just slows to
a crawl and I just see still images.
This is on a 500MHz G4 with ATI Rage mobility M3 (8MB VRAM I think).
But works great for everything else. Compiling sometimes take a while.
e.g. compiling something like webkit-1.1.3 takes 6-7 hours.