Subject: Re: More on reaper removal
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/05/2003 23:24:29
Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> What are the axes measuring, and what are the units? I'm going to
> guess that Y is "time" in some form; what is X?
> Can you share the test code you used?

Y is time in microseconds (lower is faster and thus better),
X is number of processes forked.

The benchmark is forkbench of the

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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