[lug] Atom Based Computers

Stephen Queen svqueen at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 13:22:43 MDT 2010

On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 1:04 PM, Michael Osburn <bug at michaelosburn.com>wrote:

> All of my atom tests ran fine for any OS I tried. Drivers are an issue on
> the *BSD side and compiling anything is slow so I would recomend distcc if
> you need to do native builds.

This strikes me as curious. I would think that a processor running at 1 GHz
or better would compile fairly quickly. I figured that the atom was not as
fast at the Pentium, but I didn't think it was a dog.  Any Idea why it
compiles so slow?

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