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Re: Sparc has slow disk access

On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 04:26:19PM +0200, Tille, Andreas wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, Anton Blanchard wrote:
> > It would be worth upgrading the ultra to a recent 2.4 kernel from
> > http://vger.samba.org. I found a > 10% improvement in some IO benchmarks
> Are there any patches applied?  I just think about using
> kernel-image-2.4.7 (or higher) from the Debian mirror. Because of
> the recent problems with gcc-2.9.6/gcc-3.0 when compiling the kernel
> I don?t want to compile the kernel myself.

You don't use gcc-2.96 or gcc-3.0 for compiling sparc64 kernels. The
package is egcs64. The 2.4.7 Debian kernels should be pretty recent, if
you are still not comfortable compiling them.

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