In message <3B88A3A5.B9E6D7B0@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, Robert Mullenax writes:
> Jeff Wolfe wrote:
> GEMPAK was compiled with straight -O on both boxes. Both were running Solaris
> 8 and patched. I am not sure about compiler patches (I don't administer
> the 6500) but it is FORTE 6 (just plain 6, not the updates). The 6500 has
> like 10G of memory..over 8G free..the U10 512MB. I was comparing the time it
> to run gdradr which compites every NEXRAD site. It took 15 seconds longer
> on the 6500 AND the data was local there while it was NFS mounted on the U10.
I presume there wasn't much happening on the 6500 either?
I would definately make sure you have all the FORTE patches installed.
Have you tried building gempak with the -fast compiler option? That should
provide a significant performance improvement.