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    SubjectRe: lmbench results for 2.4 and 2.5 -- updated results
    On Mon, Mar 24, 2003 at 03:36:02PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > "Martin J. Bligh" <> wrote:
    > >
    > > On a slightly related note, I played with lmbench a bit over the weekend,
    > > but the results were too unstable to be useful ... they're also too short
    > > to profile ;-(
    > >
    > > I presume it does 100 iterations of a test (like fork latency?). Or does
    > > it just do one? Can I make it do 1,000,000 iterations or something
    > > fairly easily ? ;-) I didn't really look closely, just apt-get install
    > > lmbench ...
    > Yes, that is something I've wanted several times. Just a way to say "run
    > this test for ever so I can profile the thing".
    > Even a sleazy environment string would suffice.

    It's been there, I suppose you need to read the source to figure it out
    though the lmbench script also plays with this I believe.

    work ~/LMbench2/bin/i686-pc-linux-gnu ENOUGH=1000000 time bw_pipe
    Pipe bandwidth: 655.37 MB/sec
    real 0m23.411s
    user 0m0.480s
    sys 0m1.180s

    work ~/LMbench2/bin/i686-pc-linux-gnu time bw_pipe
    Pipe bandwidth: 809.81 MB/sec

    real 0m2.821s
    user 0m0.480s
    sys 0m1.180s

    Larry McVoy lm at
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