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[vox] REMINDER: Robotics Users Group Meeting Tonight @ nerdbooks.com
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[vox] REMINDER: Robotics Users Group Meeting Tonight @ nerdbooks.com

For more info:

START TIME:  	6:30 pm
WHERE:		nerdbooks.com
			911 Washington Blvd
			Roseville, CA  95678
WHAT:			Sacramento Area Robotics Users Group Meeting
			(first meeting)
SPEAKER:		Speaker(s) from Parallax, Inc. will speak about 
			their Basic Stamp and Boe-Bot products

EXTRA GOODIES:	Free pizza, coffee, chips, sodas ..... and 20% off all books
in stock

Hope to see you all - including you, Pete - here!

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Jay Salzman [mailto:p@dirac.org]
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 9:52 AM
To: vox@lists.lugod.org
Subject: Re: [vox] Loose Solaris now ask me how.

hi stephen,

i think your last sentence says it.  games would be a good benchmark.
the doom efforts (legacy, prboom, zdoom) and quake (quakeforge, project
twilight, dark places) would be good.

also, i wrote some statistical mechanics code and quantum simulators
that would be good benchmarks if you wanted to look into this further.


begin Stephen M. Helms <Mytho_X@pacbell.net> 
> Ok, speaking of this, I am not sure of what apps I should try on both OS's
> to give a better detailed description of speed.  Also, I still need to
> setup silo (sparc intelligent loader) so that it boots solaris.
> Here are the specs for my Sun Ultra 5:
> 360MHZ UltraSparc IIi processor
> 64MB RAM
> 8.4GB Hard disk (partition as 6GB Solaris, 2GB linux)
> 2 network interface cards (one integrated, one add on card with scsi-2,
> both recogized as Sun Happy Meal)
> 4MB ATI Mach64 based video
> 17" Monitor using 1152 x 864 resolution
> So far it outperforms my work laptop (466MHZ Celeron, with 256MB RAM, 4MB
> ATI Mach64 mobile) also running sid.  X seems to startup almost instantly
> and defendguin runs really well.  I do not have Quake 3 arena running on
> yet.  The installer says it does not support glibc21 on sparc64 arch.  If
> get Quake running with one of the patches, then I will run a quake test on
> it.
> Stephen
> >
> > if you have some numbers (or even some more detailed touch-feely
> > descriptions) to expound on this, i'd love to hear about it.
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