Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: Adam Petaccia <adam@×××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-performance@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-performance] Resources for Gentoo Desktop Performance Tuning
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2005 04:09:18
Message-Id: 1120190912.20915.0.camel@localhost
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-performance] Resources for Gentoo Desktop Performance Tuning by Guillermo Ramhorst
Using -O3 has the potential to create large binaries that would occupy a
good amount of RAM, and there's a lot of question to whether or not the
binaries are actually faster on modern computers.

On Thu, 2005-06-30 at 21:52 -0300, Guillermo Ramhorst wrote:
> Jonathan Smith wrote: > > >-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > >Hash: SHA1 > > > >Adam Petaccia wrote: > > > > > >>For responsiveness, I'd recommend the -ck kernel. Its tuned for desktop > >>interactivity. ANd I hate to start a CFLAG war, but you say things are > >>slow when switching windows, which means some stuff may be going in and > >>out of swap...You didn't compile with the -O3 flag did you? > >> > >> > >> > > > >i find that -O2 or -Os work well. -O3 just makes the programs too > >freaking big > > > >- -- > > > >smithj > > > >Gentoo Developer > >[ desktop-misc && netmon && documentation ] > > > > > >-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > >Version: GnuPG v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux) > >Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://enigmail.mozdev.org > > > >iD8DBQFCxFm8l5AvwDPiUowRAhFrAKCcRIOvZSX6Cm2RofYnjct6SrR8hACfW701 > >sectgmXz6CofHfey/idAw8g= > >=Vs6s > >-----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > > > > > Well, I think we have something here... I _did_ used -O3... so perhaps > the key is -O2?? > ..and (I'm jumping to the floor to avoid being shot) I've been using a > 3x RAM swap space that was defined by a previous Ubuntu install... > perhaps I should resize it to 2x RAM? > Tks again, Willy. >
-- Adam Petaccia <adam@×××××××××.com>

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