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KernelTrap: Performance Testing The Kernel

Jul 18, 2005, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"Kenneth Chen announced the Linux Kernel Performance Project, 'we decided to run a large set of benchmarks covering core components of the Linux kernel (virtual memory management, I/O subsystem, process scheduler, file system, network, device driver, etc) on a regular basis.' Results from 13 benchmark utilities are displayed in both table and graph format, run on several different servers. The 2.6.9 kernel [story] is used as the baseline, compared against various more recent kernels up to 2.6.13-rc1..."

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