Raspberry Pi write cycles

John H. Reinhardt johnhreinhardt at thereinhardts.org
Sat Aug 24 15:45:25 CDT 2019

On 8/24/2019 2:16 AM, Lars Brinkhoff via cctalk wrote:
> Zane Healy wrote:
>> I use RPi3’s for PDP-10 and DPS-8 emulation, I haven’t tried them for
>> VAX emulation.  I would like to try a RPi4 for VAX emulation.
> I have an RPi4 running ITS.  I attached a fast USB3 memory rather than
> running off the SD card.  For the full ITS rebuild from scratch it takes
> two hours rather, compared to one hour on my Core i7 2.4 GHz laptop.
> An RPi2 with slow SD card takes around 24 hours!
I just did a "make all" for SimH on a 1GB Pi 4B using a SanDisk industrial 8GB SD card and it took 75 minutes to build the 75 different emulators.  It has the latest updates to Raspbian Buster.

What USB3 thumb drive did you use?

John H. Reinhardt

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