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Re: RedHat 5.2 on Cobalt Qube/RAQ

To: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Subject: Re: RedHat 5.2 on Cobalt Qube/RAQ
From: Greg <damin@cleveland.lug.net>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 1998 20:17:45 -0500 (EST)
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <19981203171222.A32058@uni-koblenz.de>
On Thu, 3 Dec 1998 ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 03, 1998 at 08:52:30AM -0500, Greg wrote:
> 
> > In any case.. yes.. NFS can do the trick, but the Qube is slow enough on
> > compiles that adding the overhead of 10 mbit NFS mount to things like
> > building X or EGCS doesn't cut it. I'd much rather move things less
> > critical like /home and /var/spool off to NFS and save the local disk
> > space for the development cycle..
> 
> The first MIPS kernels needed about 24h to compile glibc on a diskless
> system served by a 486DX33, 8mb.  *shiver*

As it stands, it takes nearly 12 hours to build X on the thing.. :)

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