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SubjectRe: Cyrix anyone?
> I am running linux on the 120Mhz Cyrix-6x86 (P150+).  THe Cyrix gives
> me bogomips of 119.6 which about reflects the 4-5x speedup I see
> compared to my old 486dx2-66. (Sorry I have no Pentiums to compare it
> to.) The compilation of a kernel setup whose final zImage is ~500k
> (compiled with "make dep clean zImage") takes ~11 minutes on the
> otherwise mostly idle system with 32Mb ram and no swap.

My Pentium-166 with 32Mb EDO and 512kb PB cache gets 66.15 BogoMips
and does 'make dep clean zlilo modules modules_install' in under
10 minutes (approx 9:30).

I think this shows how BOGUS BogoMips are :-)

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