[blfs-support] problem using BS or DEL key

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Sun Dec 8 00:16:51 PST 2013

On Sat, 2013-12-07 at 21:41 +0000, Richard Melville wrote:

> The atom has come a long way since its inauguration; the latest
> Silverton range featuring the Avoton processors boast up to an eight
> core model with a 2.6 GHz clock speed per core and a 64 bit
> instruction set.  The L3 cache is up to 4 MB.  My own humble N2800
> atom is 64bit dual core with a 1.86 GHz clock speed and a 1 MB cache.
>  It completes a build of a fairly large static kernel image in ~ 45
> mins.  Not fast, I'm sure, compared with a powerful processor but
> acceptable nonetheless.

Certainly quick compared to my old netbook, which runs a first
generation Atom chip. It works adequately, even runs Gnome Shell with
reasonable responsiveness... but I'd never even consider doing an LFS
build on it.


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