Re: [BENCHMARK] ctxbench 2.4.18 and 2.5.50

From: davidsen (
Date: Sun Dec 08 2002 - 08:34:27 EST

On Sun, 8 Dec 2002, Bill Davidsen wrote:

> As these results show, best results were from using a uni kernel, but an
> SMP kernel with "nosmp" was faster than running SMP. The problem is that
> with 2.5 kernels the SMP results for multiple runs vary by up to 2:1, and
> for uni kernels it's more like 5-10% max. I have tried longer runs, more
> runs, and gotten the same results even in single user mode.

Oops, a note of clarification on test names:
  2.5.50 uni kernel
  2.5.50smp smp kernel
  2.5.50uni smp kernel with "nosmp"

Yes, I know that's not intuitive, but all my kernels are SMP, the uni
tests are an afterthought...

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