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SubjectRe: Encouraging results from 2.4.10-pre14 + preempt
On Sat, 2001-09-22 at 20:38, J Sloan wrote:
> I am very encouraged by the latest linus kernel, and
> thought I'd pass this along -

I appreciate this.

> Highlights -
> ------------
> - There was absolutely no mp3 skipping during dbench 16 & 32.
> - There was minor skipping during dbench 40, when load was near 40.
> - Best of all, the desktop remained completely responsive the entire
> time.

This is great. While I am sure all three of this points wouldn't be
true without preempt patch, I would be interested in seeing your opinion
of the comparison between with and without, if you had the time. Also
comparing the dbench would be nice, but you must be careful to replicate
the system similarly.

Thanks much for the feedback,

Robert M. Love
rml at
rml at

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