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KernelTrap: Benchmarking 2.4 vs 2.5, UP vs SMP

Dec 04, 2002, 23:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy Andrews)



"The good doctor Con Kolivas recently posted some interesting kernel benchmarks generated with his contest benchmarking tool. Using resources provided by the OSDL, Con compared 2.4.19, 2.4.20, 2.5.49 and 2.5.50, each with a single processor enabled and with dual processors enabled.

"Below many of the tests, Con makes some quick observations about the results. Con's original email is followed by an edited version I've added to hopefully make it easier to compare the results between UP and SMP. Read on for the hard data..."

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