Ingo Molnar (
Wed, 12 Feb 1997 19:25:15 +0100 (MET)

On Wed, 12 Feb 1997, A.N.Kuznetsov wrote:

> One binary code executes under MSDOS 17% faster(!) than
> under Linux. Why? How to get this loss back? I was dazed&confused.

> 1.dg3.gz - a huge file with obscure data.
> dos.tar.gz - dos4gw.exe and test.exe
> linux.tar.gz - sources. 3dz2.c is C original.
> 3dz2.s is 3dz2.c compiled by Watcom C.

i dont get it. How can that HUGE 1.dg3.gz file make any difference if you
have all irqs masked off while measuring ??? those disk blocks tunneling
in or what ;)

-- mingo, just wondering, while waiting for that unfast russian ftp ;)