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Re: NetBSD/vax performance (Was: /etc/disktab on vax)

On 07/03/2012 05:50 PM, David Brownlee wrote:
Something that measure the time for system calls? I think I've seen such
things in the past, but I don't remember offhand right now.
lmbench would be the classic for that - sample at
http://www.bitmover.com/lmbench/lmbench-summary, and provides good
microbenchmarks, but I think it would be helpful to have some higher
level metrics as well, as well as raw network throughput.
Many years ago I found that hardclock() had begun to take very much time, and this is something that affects the overall performance but do not reveal itself easily. I assume that the same thing can be said about softclock().

-- Ragge

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