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SubjectRe: qsbench, interesting results
On Sun, Sep 29, 2002 at 04:15:24PM +0200, Lorenzo Allegrucci wrote:
> qsbench is a VM benchmark based on sorting a large array
> by quick sort.
> Below are some results of qsbench sorting a 350Mb array
> on a 256+400Mb RAM+swap machine.
> Tested kernels: 2.4.19, 2.5.38 and 2.5.39
> All runs made with the same default seed, to compare
> apples with apples :)

Check if the seed is really identical. Furthermore, can you check how much
lowmem is actually available according to the dmesg output? It may be that
your graphics adaptor is using ram in one kernel but not in another.



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