Subject: RE: netbsd benchmark
To: Nicholas Donovan <>
From: Ming Lei <mlei@Brocade.COM>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/12/2006 12:16:45
Was there anyone doing benchmark for 3.0 when it was in development? In
the developer circle?

I heard that linux2.6 always does benchmark including lmbench and kernel
compile time measurement so to know how much worse or better the new
changes are.

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Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 7:58 PM
To: Ben Collver
Cc: Zafer Aydogan; Ming Lei;
Subject: Re: netbsd benchmark

It looks like that may have been conducted in 2003 approx.
It would be nice to get some more recent benchmarks.


Quoting Ben Collver <>:

> The fefe benchmark specifically doesn't mention NetBSD 3.0...
> Ben
> On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 11:31:52PM +0200, Zafer Aydogan wrote:
>> there has been a benchmark from fefe.
>> Z.
>> 2006/7/11, Ming Lei <>:
>> >I don't know anyone out there has benchmarked netbsd kernel
>> >performance for version from v1.5.x to v3.0 using either
>> >macrobenchmark or microbenchmark (e.g. lmbench), especially the
>> >relative performance between non-smp and smp version of the kernel.