Re: Interesting pentium-memcpy results

Chris Evans (
Tue, 29 Jul 1997 10:45:04 +0100 (BST)

On Tue, 29 Jul 1997, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> On Mon, 28 Jul 1997, Chris Evans wrote:
> > I just compared 2.1.46 vs. 2.1.46+pentium memcpy patch, and interestingly
> > enough found that the UNIX byte benchmarks tended to _drop_ a fair bit,
> > with the exception of process creation and execl throughput. (Note that I
> > only ran the basic 'system' tests - TCP bandwidth etc. to be determined
> > when I find the newer benchmarks)
> >
> > This is most interesting since I used to swear by the patch.
> do you have a PPro by any chance?

I wish..!

I'll rerun the benchmark tonight and post the results. Can anyone point me
to the most comprehensive suite that contains all the TCP
bandwidths/latencies etc. as well as pipes + process creation + file IO?