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    SubjectRe: Kernel 2.4.11 & 2.4.12 are much slower
    On Friday, 12 October 2001, at 14:06:32 +0200,
    snpe wrote:

    > Hello,
    > I try kernel 2.4.11 and 2.4.12 (RH 7.1, gcc-2.96-81, celeron 300 mhz
    > 256 mb ram, ide ata 100 ibm)
    > I compile kernel with 2.4.11 - 110 minutes (with any other 40 min)
    > KDE 2.2.1 is unresponsible and I back in 2.4.10
    Don't know about the problem you seem to experience. But it seems your
    machine is completely broken both with 2.4.10 and 2.4.1[12]. A kernel
    compile on such hardware that lasts 40 minutes is absolutely unusual.

    My PC is a 166 Pentium (even no MMX), 64 MB RAM, and a hard disk that
    bonnie reports having a maximun R/W performance of only 4 MB/s. With this
    hardware, and kernel 2.4.11, a compilation of kernel 2.4.12 + some
    modules (100 in total), also running icewm, X 4.1, Mozilla, Xchat,
    gkrellm, xawtv, several rxvt's and more, total compilation time for kernel
    + modules (make dep clean bzImage modules) is 65 minutes. And, in the
    middle of the compilation, cron.daily was run.

    So maybe there is a problem with kernel 2.4.1[12] on your setup, but it
    seems that also your base hardware is not working as it should.


    José Luis Domingo López
    Linux Registered User #189436 Debian Linux Woody (P166 64 MB RAM)

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