[distcc] Using a weaker machine or not
ganastasiougr at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 12:03:39 MDT 2012
Hmm thanks for your reply,do you use only amd e-350 for compile farm?
If yes,then it's not the same situation,cause i am trying to help a cpu
which is 5 times faster than amd e350 with this one,so maybe it is a
bottleneck.Can you share your configuration??
On 18 July 2012 19:52, shawn <shawnlandden at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-07-18 at 15:06 +0300, Αναστασίου Γεώργιος wrote:
> > Hi,
> > These days i am trying to setup distcc in order to improve compiling time
> > for my desktop's gentoo installation.Right now i have 3 servers(all 3 are
> > clients too),all of them use Gentoo,the first desktop is using amd athlon
> > II x4 630(4 cores),the second one is athlon II x2 240(2 cores),and the
> > one is amd e-350(2 cores).This order is from the strongest to the weakest
> > cpu i have in my own.
> > I have done some benchmarks in order to see if it is possible athlon II
> > 630 can be helped by the other 2 cpus,but i dont see any improvement...
> > My benchmark was to count the compiling time for (emerge -e
> > binutils)....and the makeopts i used was -j11(5 for localhost,3 for
> > ,and 2 for e350).
> > Any my question is,is it possible a weaker machine to help a stronger
> > machine?If yes,then how??
> I use distcc with up to 3 E-350 machines at a time, and it helps
> compilation speeds alot.
> -Shawn Landden
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