SGI workstation sequence
ploopster at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 16:21:26 CDT 2007
Joost van de Griek wrote:
>> For a laugh, a few years ago I installed Linux on my R4600 133mHz Indy.
>> The machine took 8 hours to compile a Linux kernel, 21 hours to compile X
>> - and 34 hours to compile KDE. <chuckle>
> Heh. My Mac SE/30 (16 MHz 68030) took two days (trying) to compile a NetBSD
> 1.5 kernel, before keeling over and dying with a failed hard drive. Not
> surprising, really; the HD was flaky to begin with, and it had been
> thoroughly thrashed during that compile session, making the poor SE/30 sound
> like a coffee maker.
I once compiled a NetBSD kernel (1.4-something) on a VAXstation 2000. I
don't remember how it took, but it was a long, long time.
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