DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2004-01
Re: Benchmark (was: Re: Junior kernel hacking)
On Wed, 14 Jan 2004 18:22:33 -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :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.
. ..and try to set '/etc/malloc.conf -> aj', I am not sure if it will make
the difference on benchmark..
> Matthew Dillon
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