How long to compile...

Rowdy rowdy at
Tue Jan 3 15:20:01 PST 2006

Crispy Beef wrote:
> Hi,
> This is kind of related to my other post (Kernel Compilation), but 
> thought I'd post it seperately as it would be interesting to know...
> Was wondering on average how long building userland and the kernel for 
> 6.0-RELEASE should take on a 466MHz Celeron machine with 128Mb RAM?
> The only frame of reference I have is building 4.5-RELEASE on an ancient 
> P120 system with next to nothing on it (gateway/firewall box).
> Cheers,
> Paul

On a Celeron 466 with 256M RAM, I upgraded from 5.3 to 6.0.

make buildworld took around 5 hours 37 minutes.

make kernel took around 1 hour 25 minutes.


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