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Phoronix: Linux 2.6.20-rc6 Kernel Performance

Jan 31, 2007, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"On top of our hardware reviews and comparisons at Phoronix we also cover and compare the latest ATI and NVIDIA drivers along with some of the other popular software packages; however, we have decided to feature Linux kernel performance comparisons with each major release. We will be covering some of the major highlights with each release as well as comparing its performance in a variety of tests against recent kernels. The intent of these articles will be to provide users with a better understanding for some of the prominent changes and to see how the performance is affected in some of our commonly used benchmarks. Without further ado, we present our kernel comparison for the Linux 2.6.20-rc6 kernel!

"With this being our first kernel performance comparison, it is also our 'guinea pig' article as we finalize our selection of benchmarks to use, what exactly we will be focusing on in these articles, and other areas for coverage..."

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