Subject: Re: But why?
To: David S. Miller <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/22/1996 22:38:50
David S. Miller said:

>So true.  Especially as of late my stream of consciousness has been
>"geese, it has been almost two days since I was able to suck a couple
>hundred cycles out of a major critical code path, I'm slacking off

You'll regret this later when you understand that the primary reason
for developing an OS is to run lmbench REAL FAST.

>I just got some lmbench numbers on the same hardware, it pitted up
>NetBSD, Linux as an OSF Microkernel server, and "real Linux".  NetBSD
>sucked rocks and was worse than Linux as a MicroKernel server, and
>"real linux" was twice as fast as the OSF MKlinux server.  ("real
>linux" was like 4 times faster than netbsd for many critical
>operations).  Oh yes, system calls via RPC, what a win.

Which linux is the "real linux"?
Rick Kelly