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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.2 fails to merge mmap areas, 700% slowdown.
    On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Kurt Garloff wrote:

    > On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 07:41:55AM +0100, Mike Galbraith wrote:
    > > On 20 Mar 2001, Kevin Buhr wrote:
    > > > real 60m4.574s
    > > > user 101m18.260s <-- impossible no?
    > > > sys 3m23.520s
    > >
    > > Why do numbers like this show up? I noticed some of this after having
    > > enabled SMP on my UP box.
    >
    > As you have two CPUs, you can spend more time in CPU than your wall clock
    > shows if you time multithreaded processes or multiple processes. At most
    > (ideal case) twice as much.

    Yes. I'm so used to UP numbers I didn't think. I saw user larger than
    real on my UP box yesterday during some testing, and then seeing this
    post... oops.

    -Mike

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