Re: Large increase in context switch rate

From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 11:45:46 EST

Alex Nixon (Intern) wrote:
Yeah I've checked - the number of context switches seems to be around
60k regardless of whether CONFIG_PARAVIRT is switched on, and regardless
of whether it's running in domu or native (-j4 on dual core)

OK, just to be sure we're talking about the same thing, is kernbench displaying the context switch *rate*, or the total number of context switches during the build?

Peter is looking at vmstat, which is showing cs/sec.

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