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SubjectRe: UP 2.2.18 makes kernels 3% faster than UP 2.4.0-test12
On Mon, 11 Dec 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Doing a 'make bzImage' is NOT VM-intensive. Using this as a test
> > for the VM doesn't make any sense since it doesn't really excercise
> > the VM in any way...
>
> Its an interesting demo that 2.4 has some performance problems
> since 2.2 is slower than 2.0 although nowdays not much.

Indeed, but blaming the VM subsystem for something which hardly
touches the VM is a tad strange ...

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