using a tinderbox machine more efficiently ?
pav at FreeBSD.org
Tue Apr 11 18:32:24 EDT 2006
Ion-Mihai Tetcu píše v st 12. 04. 2006 v 00:44 +0300:
> I have a new i386 tindy machine with 2 x Xeon and 6 GB RAM, but 2 ATA disks.
> Besides being a tinderbox it doesn't do much, at least for now.
> While building ports, I didn't saw the load being more that 0.30-0.40.
> Since the main bottleneck is HDD access I was thinking about using a
> 3-4GB swap-backed WRKDIR. Is it possible to configure tinderbox to use
> a custom WRKIDRPREFIX ?
Just symlink /space/<buildname> where you need it.
> Second question: since I have both CPU power and RAM, (how) can I
> configure tindy to build in more that one build in parallel ?
You can run jobs in several builds at a same time.
You can't run two jobs in same build in parallel.
Pav Lucistnik <pav at oook.cz>
<pav at FreeBSD.org>
Every man is as God made him, ay, and often worse.
-- Miguel de Cervantes
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