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SubjectRe: UP 2.2.18 makes kernels 3% faster than UP 2.4.0-test12
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On Mon, Dec 11, 2000 at 04:38:11PM -0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On 11 Dec 2000, John Fremlin wrote:
>
> > Two points: [snipped]
>
>
> 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...

Also, you should view the result of some hdd benchmarks because
it's possible to get different values for 2.4 and 2.2 which is major
point for a fair test (maybe 2.4 and 2.2 have got different default values
and so on. try hdparm -tT /dev/hd? if you have got IDE disks).

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