Re: Intel P6 vs P7 system call performance

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sun Dec 15 2002 - 16:59:51 EST


> > Any ideas? Not sure I want to upgrade to the P7 architecture if this
> > is right, since for me system calls are probably more important than
> > raw cpu computational power.
> This is the same for me. I'm extremely uninterested in the P-IV for my
> own use because of this.

Well, then you should fix the kernel so that syscalls are done by
sysenter (or how is it called).

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