Subject: Re: performance improvement in 1.6I
To: David Laight <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: current-users
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?