Re: Intel P6 vs P7 system call performance

From: Mike Dresser (
Date: Sat Dec 14 2002 - 12:48:46 EST

On Sat, 14 Dec 2002, Dave Jones wrote:

> Note that there are more factors at play than raw cpu speed in a
> kernel compile. Your time here is slightly faster than my 2.8Ghz P4-HT for
> example. My guess is you have faster disk(s) than I do, as most of
> the time mine seems to be waiting for something to do.

Quantum Fireball AS's in that machine. My main comment was that his
Althon MP at 1.8 was half or less the speed of a single P4. Even with
compiler changes, I wouldn't think it would make THAT much of a


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