build world in 4.9 ?

Kevin Oberman oberman at
Fri May 21 08:43:03 PDT 2004

> From: "Matt" <mathewbr at>
> Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 11:01:21 -0400
> Sender: owner-freebsd-stable at
> Thanks for the replies to my "Is The List Active Post" Ingrid and Liam.
> I've got an AMD K6-2 500 with FreeBSD 4.9 and a CMD ATA 100 (Siig)
> Controller installed and 256MB SD100 RAM with a 40GB UDMA 100 HDD.
> I went to BSD because RHat 9 would not recognize the drives attached to my
> Siig or my Highpoint ATA controllers as ATA/UDMA 100 without doing major
> surgery, the board is a FIC 503+ and only provides ATA/UDMA 33.
> I'm in the process of running "buildworld" after updating my src/ports and
> have customized a Kernel for the Processor prior to my *buildworld* attempt.
> Question: Does anybody have any idea how long it might take to finish
> *buildworld* on this system, been going for about 3hrs now.

I have a very similar system (K6 at 450) and it takes about 3.7 hours to
buildworld. This is a huge improvement on my old laptop with a 100 MHz
P2 which took pretty much all day to buildworld.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman at			Phone: +1 510 486-8634

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