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SubjectRe: Deprecating .gz format on kernel.org
On Wed, 2003-03-19 12:19:42 -0800, H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
wrote in message <3E78D0DE.307@zytor.com>:
> Hello everyone,
>
> At some point it probably would make sense to start deprecating .gz
> format files from kernel.org.

However, please keep in mind that it's a *PITA* if you're working on a
machine with not > 500MHz and > 128MB RAM:
jbglaw@schnarchnase:/tmp$ ls -l linux-2.5.65.tar.*
-rw-r--r-- 1 jbglaw jbglaw 31889910 Mar 20 11:37
linux-2.5.65.tar.bz2
-rw-r--r-- 1 jbglaw jbglaw 39711645 Mar 20 11:44
linux-2.5.65.tar.gz
jbglaw@schnarchnase:/tmp$ time tar xjf linux-2.5.65.tar.bz2

real 194m21.665s
user 172m55.026s
sys 14m19.018s
jbglaw@schnarchnase:/tmp$ mv linux-2.5.65 linux-2.5.65xx
jbglaw@schnarchnase:/tmp$ time tar xzf linux-2.5.65.tar.gz

real 39m39.294s
user 22m32.306s
sys 13m56.524s
jbglaw@schnarchnase:/tmp$ free
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 10100 9792 308 0 952 5232
-/+ buffers/cache: 3608 6492
Swap: 292816 1484 291332
jbglaw@schnarchnase:/tmp$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : UMC UMC UMC
cpu family : 4
model : 2
model name : ff/02
stepping : 3
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : no
fpu_exception : no
cpuid level : 1
wp : yes
flags :
bogomips : 15.10

jbglaw@schnarchnase:/tmp$ uname -a
Linux schnarchnase 2.5.65 #1 Thu Mar 20 07:39:11 CET 2003 i486 unknown unknown GNU/Linux


MfG, JBG

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