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Date: Tue, 6 Sep 88 09:15 EDT
From: Stever@IVORY.S4CC.Symbolics.COM (Stephen Robbins)
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 88 08:47 PDT
From: Mr.Spock@SAMSON.CADR.DIALNET.SYMBOLICS.COM (Mr. Spock)
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 88 08:47 EDT
From: Hornig@ALDERAAN.SCRC.Symbolics.COM (Charles Hornig)
The slowdown is due to the disks available for the Mac II being much
slower than the disks Symbolics now sells on its 36xx line.
Well, that shoots the whole MacIvory down for me (rats!!). We have a
3620 and it's slower than molasses.
I was site manager at a site with a few 3620's a year or two ago. We found
that the apparent speed of a 3620 also depends a 1lot0 on the amount of physical
memory you have on them. There's a threshold below which they're so slow as to
be almost unusable. Above that threshold, though, they worked well for us.
What's the threshold? We have 1.5 megawords on ours at the moment. And
I wonder what the "threshold" on the MacIvory is?