[OLUG] Isolating flaky hardware problems

Daniel Pfile pfiled at marietta.edu
Sat Feb 12 03:58:48 UTC 2000

> P.S. When building kernels, there's a parameter you can pass make to spawn
> multiple processes.  This will allow you to easily spawn enough cc's to
> consume all available RAM.  I think this was the -j arg, but I can't
> remember exactly.

yup, it's -j eg:

make -j4 zImage

runs 4 compiles at once, does a good job of keeping my dual 550 busy
enough. more should fill  up your ram nicely.
# Daniel Pfile        # I have no cool signature.
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