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SubjectRe: Building Big Ass Linux Machine, what are the limits?
On 28 Sep 1998 wrote:

> PPro, while a good CPU is getting old, the Quad board costs $1000, and
> the PII is probably cheaper. You should be able to put together a dual
> PII at 350MHz for the price of the Quad board alone, it will be as fast,
> and have higher memory bandwidth etc for free.

The Pro is getting old, but current benchmaks show that MHz for MHz
running 32bit code (eg: Linux) it WILL smoke the PII (same MHz). Also,
the PII can not be scaled past two processors.

; ; Chris Zwilling
; Don't let people drive you crazy ;
; when you know it's in walking distance ; System Administrator
; ; 320.240.8243

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