Timothy Murphy wrote:
> In fact the difference in kernel compile-time is surprisingly little
> between say my 200MHz PII and my 700MHz laptop.
> I don't have accurate figures to hand,
> but it is of the order of 30min against 20 min.
> Certainly it is nothing like proportional to CPU speed.
Why would it be? That would only make sense if clock speed
was the only difference between the two systems - ie,
same model CPU, same cache, same motherboard, same RAM,
same hard disks, same operating system.
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