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    SubjectRe: Crusoe's performance on linux?
    On Mon, Jun 23, 2003 at 10:58:12AM +0700, Samphan Raruenrom wrote:
    > Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
    > > Could you a test just for me? Take vanilla 2.4.21 and then
    > > make oldconfig; make dep; time make bzImage
    > > That's basically what I want to know how long will take, since
    > > it's one of the most common time consuming tasks the thing will
    > > have to handle.
    > Done! Here're the results:-
    > Desktop - Pentium III 1 G Hz 754 MB -> 10.x min.
    > Tablet PC - Crusoe TM5800 1 GHz 731 MB -> 17.x min.
    > From freshdiagnos benchmack, the TPC has about 2x faster RAM.
    > I use tmpfs for the whole process so disk speed didn't count.
    > Both test run without X or any foreground process using
    > 2.4.21-ac1 and RedHat kernel.
    > What do you think?
    > Shouldn't TM5800 with 4-wide VLIW engine and 64 registers,
    > working on a single task, run as fast as a Pentium III?
    > Why it take 70% longer for such small process (make+gcc+as)!
    > There must be something wrong.

    Same GCC version on both? Which?

    Vojtech Pavlik
    SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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