LFS LiveCD x86_64-6.3-min-pre1 Available

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Fri Jul 27 21:26:21 PDT 2007


Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 10:25:31AM -0400, kas wrote:
>   
>> that the book changed that much.  64 bit was run from the CD whereas the 32 
>> bit build was run from the CD installed on a hard drive. 
>>     
>
> This would kind of skew the accurateness of your test. Reads performed
> on a CD filesystem are noticeably slower than those from a hard disk.
For 90% accurate results, please boot the CDs with the "toram" argument. 
In this case, the hard disk would indeed be slower than the CD image in 
memory :) Building LFS in tmpfs (assuming that you have enough RAM) adds 
the missing 9%.

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov



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