RE: benchmarks of O_STREAMING in 2.5

From: Dieter Nützel (
Date: Thu Oct 17 2002 - 17:59:44 EST

> Third and final test. Kernel compile (make -j2) with a couple streaming
> reads in the background. Again, mem=2G. This shows that actually
> saving the pagecache from the horrid waste is useful.
> O_STREAMING Wall time to complete Kernel compile
> Yes 4m59.661s
> No 5m30.494s
> So, uh, Andrew's 2.5 code works ;-)

Corrected version.

> Someone buy me a dual Xeon,
> Robert Love

It's "Hammer time"...;-)


Dieter Nützel
Graduate Student, Computer Science

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