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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.

How much of that is due to the fact that the 2.4.0 scheduler interrupts
processes more often than 2.2.x? Is the better interactivity worth the
slight drop in performance?

Gerhard


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<>< As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.

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