Subject: Re: Performance NetBSD vs. SunOS
To: None <port-sparc@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthieu Herrb <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/25/1996 21:50:58
You wrote (in your message from Fri 25)
> Solaris does have the overhead of "true" multiprocessing. I'm betting a
> duel processor system runs better on solaris than it would on NetBSD.
To my surprise, one of my collegues discovered recently that, under
Solaris, on a single processor machine, his application is about 25%
faster if it's started in a thread. This both with Sun's SparcWorks
and with gcc 2.7.2.