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On Mon, 15 Apr 1996, Roman Gollent wrote:
>
> Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> > If somebody wants to do benchmarking,I'd suggest using at least
> > - lmbench (nice microbenchmark)
> > - bonnie (reasonable disk performance benchmark)
> > - webstone (or something similar. But use "apache" as the server, not
> > some braindead horror like NCSA).
> > - ???
>
> STREAMS seems like a pretty good bench that should be added to this
> "Suite". What about a crashme based test to verify stability? This
> brings one to the philosophical question of whether or not one can truly
> quantify stability. :-)

STREAMS should be purely a memory subsystem (ie hardware) issue, isn't
it? Interesting for comparing machines, but not operating systems.

crashme might be run independently, I agree.

Linus


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