Subject: Re: performance improvement in 1.6I
To: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 10/10/2002 21:41:28
On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 12:09:06PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> Some measurements I've made show a massive performance improvement
> between 1,6H and 1.6I.
Certainly good to see!
> In particular mozilla startup from cold is now 12 seconds instead of
> 23 seconds.
> Warm start (ie with the working set loaded) is largely unchanged
> at around 2.7 seconds.
> I presume something good has happened to the uvm_fault codepath.
Are you sure this isn't the ld.elf_so changes? Or did you change
only the kernel?