impressive buildworld time

Philipp Ost pj at
Wed Nov 14 13:38:44 PST 2007

Scott Oertel wrote:
> Claus Guttesen wrote:
>>Just installed a new DL360 with 8 cores at 2.33 Ghz and 8 GB ram and
>>15K rpm sas-disks. When I installed the beta2 from cd 'make -j 9
>>buildworld' took approx. 20 min. After a recompile of userland and
>>kernel and switch to ULE it went down to:
>>>>>World build completed on Wed Nov 14 17:44:08 CET 2007
>>3552.428u 1298.485s 16:15.89 497.0%     6156+1325k 25257+8117io 3368pf+0w
>>Not very scientific and only one run but none the less my fastest
>>buildworld time ever on FreeBSD. :-)
> I got it built in 8 minutes on this Dual Quad Core Xeon (hw.model:
> Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           E5345  @ 2.33GHz)
> I used -j10 i believe.

Impressive ;-)
My main machine (with an Athlon XP @ 2GHz) takes ~2 hours to build 
kernel and world (I use a script to do that). My other box is running 
-CURRENT and takes ~11 hours to build kernel and world (Celeron 500...).

Just to supply some numbers that "go the other direction" :-)


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