DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2004-01
Re: Benchmark (was: Re: Junior kernel hacking)
>>>>> Matthew Dillon writes:
> :I have run bytebench on a machine running FreeBSD 5.2 and
> :DragonFly (this is old hardware: dual PII @333MHz). I am going to
> :install FreeBSD 4.9 on a third slice to have another comparison
> :point. Here are the (surprizing) results:
> Hmm. Well, while the numbers are impressive 5.x can't be
> doing as bad as some of them indicate. There must be some
> basic differences that are causing some of these results.
> Be sure to compile 5.x without DIAGNOSTIC, INVARIANTS,
> or WITNESS. Be sure that the kernel is being compiled -O.
> Doubly be sure that WITNESS support is not on. INVARIANTS
> and WITNESS *are* turned on in 5.x's GENERIC.
OK, I will check this as soon as the benchmark on 4.9 finishes. I
think I have INVARIANTS but not DIAGNOSTIC nor WITNESS. kernel and
world is always compiled with -O (and no extra flags). I will also
test on 5.1-R as I have it on the 4th slice. I will post the results
Jean-Marc Zucconi -- PGP Key: finger jmz@xxxxxxxxxxx [KeyID: 400B38E9]