Robot VM options

Jon Hylands jon at
Sun Jan 13 21:12:44 UTC 2008

On Mon, 17 Dec 2007 17:19:18 -0800, tim Rowledge <tim at> wrote:

> Not bad for size. A bit different to the old days when the ARM system  
> required a set of 4 chips to get going, aside from the ram/rom/ 
> support. Performance should be reasonable at around 15M bc/sec and  
> around a million sends/sec. Just don't expect to run Morphic nicely :-)

So, you were close...

15,640,273 bytecodes/sec
502,667 sends/sec

Kinda off on the sends though. A 600 MHz gumstix (XScale) gets this:

35,694,366 bytecodes/sec
1,444,513 sends/sec


   Jon Hylands      Jon at

  Project: Micro Raptor (Small Biped Velociraptor Robot)

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