Re: [BENCHMARK] 2.5.74-mm1 with contest

From: jw schultz (
Date: Thu Jul 03 2003 - 20:08:08 EST

On Fri, Jul 04, 2003 at 01:32:55AM +1000, Con Kolivas wrote:
> Here are contest benchmarks for 2.5.74-mm1 with my scheduler tweaks:
> A little more here, a little less there. No major changes except for dbench
> load which appears to have significantly shorter compile times. As kernel
> compiles are not by their nature "interactive", these results are expected.
> It is nice to see that it doesn't appear to starve any load unecessarily as
> well.
> Contest can show the kernel's ability to perform in the setting of different
> loads without being choked, but will not show if your audio application will
> get to play when it wants to, nor whether your windows will move around the
> screen smoothly.
> Con
> P.S. Does anyone see the irony in the fact that my own benchmark won't show
> that my patch does anything?

I see no irony, and much value, in your benchmark showing
that your patch doesn't break server performance.

Perhaps a load that generated X events to move a window
around in an ellipse or polygon would show some effects of
your patch.

	J.W. Schultz            Pegasystems Technologies
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