Re: [BENCHMARK] 2.4.{18,19{-ck9},20rc1{-aa1}} with contest

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Sat Nov 09 2002 - 21:26:08 EST

On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 10:12:06PM +0100, Arador wrote:
> On Sat, 9 Nov 2002 14:54:46 +0100
> Jens Axboe <> wrote:
> > The default is 2048. How long does the io_load test take, or rather how
> then, shouldn't the default be changed?. There's a big performance drop (/2)
> (in that case of course)

depends what side you are benchmarking, not always more throughput means
less interactivity, but at some point (when the more throughput can't
payoff for the reordering anymore) it does.

You should definitely benchmark 2.4.19-ck9 and 2.4.20rc1aa2 with dbench
too. Those numbers as is doesn't show the whole picture.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Fri Nov 15 2002 - 22:00:19 EST