Re: 2.5.36-mm1 dbench 512 profiles

From: William Lee Irwin III (
Date: Sat Sep 21 2002 - 02:52:26 EST

On Fri, Sep 20, 2002 at 05:03:58AM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> Also notable is that the system time was significantly reduced though
> I didn't log it. Essentially a long period of 100% system time is
> entered after a certain point in the benchmark, during which there are
> few (around 60 or 70) context switches in a second, and the duration
> of this period was shortened.

A radical difference is present in 2.5.37: the long period of 100%
system time is instead a long period of idle time.

I don't have an oprofile vs. 2.5.37 but I'll report back when I do.

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