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    On Tue, 2003-10-14 15:56:38 -0700, cliff white <cliffw@osdl.org>
    >> Marco, if you could supply time on a small client box, and a desired .config,
    >> we can add you as a Tinderbox client,
    >> then you have a place to point people when the size increases.

    On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 02:48:42PM +0200, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
    > I can put on the table:
    > 486SLC, 12MB RAM
    > i386, 8MB RAM (hey, this box is nearly build up by discrete parts:)
    > Am386, 8MB RAM
    > P-Classic, 32MB RAM (even that much RAM can go short after an uptme of
    > about a month...)
    > Unfortunately, you need an additional kernel patch because nearly all
    > distros are using mach==i486 which gives you nice sigills on an i386
    > otherwise...
    > MfG, JBG

    Can you quantify the performance impact of cmov emulation (or whatever
    it is)? I have a vague notion it could be hard given the daunting task
    of switching userspace around to verify it.


    -- wli
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