Betr.: Re: [parisc-linux] Linux/PA-RISC speed (was Re: C240

Alan Cox
Fri, 16 Nov 2001 11:08:49 +0000 (GMT)

> In what way? It's not like the ./configure script will produce very =
> different
> results on alpha vs parisc, it doesn't even check for 64 bits/32 bits
> differences. All this just demonstrated my gut feeling that compiling (
> the kernel, for example) feels slower on parisc than it should be.

The amount of work to build a kernel for a given platofrm depends a lot on
the CPU, the number of instructions and the number of combinations of