MIPS XBurst performance?

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Mon May 18 14:40:32 UTC 2009

Peter B wrote:
> I have seen some really low-weight, cheap laptops that use the:
>   "MIPS XBurst 400 MHz" CPU.
> Does it perform well ..?
> An Intel Celeron 900 MHz Will do mpeg4 (divx/h264), is this CPU likely to
> do that aswell ..?

Probably not without specialized decoding hardware. OTOH it depends on
the resolution of the video stream.

I don't think you can count on running FreeBSD on such hardware out of
the box - they are usually specialized solution and cannot be considered
generic consumer products as far as operating systems are concerned.

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