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Re: General request .. Dismal performance of core 3 ..



On Mon, Dec 20, 2004 at 02:12:45PM -0500, Sundara Pandian wrote:
> I will get on working some benchmarks, i am not just saying this out of the air
> we decided to go with suse .
> 
> some real world situations like this is noticeable .
> 
> 1. Working on Open office. StartUp/ working on it .
> 2. Searching for text in file across a particular directory with same number of
> files 
> eg : find /backup -name *.dbf | xargs grep somestring
This is not critical but the -name *.dbf should be -name "*.dbf" it
seems to me.
> 
> 3. Samba Access time it takes to copy on huge folder from Linux server into a
> windows client  (Similar config file)
> 4. General snappiness of opening applications(this is more of a user oriented
> benchmark, just try opening nautilus in the 2 oses and then try opening the KDE
> browser in the 2 oses, prolly a gnome vs kde architecture argument but still )
> 
> 
> Quoting Ed Hill <ed eh3 com>:
> 
> > On Mon, 2004-12-20 at 12:09 -0500, Sundara Pandian wrote:
> > > All,
> > > This is a general request to Fedora developers and administrators,
> > > Pl work on improving the performance of the OS, We were very disappointed
> > in
> > > the
> > > core 3 performance, We have core 3 , suse9.1 and redhat es running on 3
> > seperate
> > > machines with same hardware.
> > > Core 3 is almost twice as slow as suse9.1 in terms of performance (boot,
> > 
> > 
> > Hi Sundara,
> > 
> > Like a lot of Free and Open Source software, Fedora is a *community*
> > project.  So in some very real sense you're much more likely to get more
> > out of it if you can figure out how to put something useful into it.
> > 
> > In that spirit, could you describe which benchmarks you've run and what
> > the results were?  For instance, what basis are you using to decide that
> > FC3 is "almost twice as slow"?
> > 
> > If you'd really like to see this issue addressed, then you should create
> > a *reproducible* benchmark that measures the things you care about and
> > then work with people to figure out how to improve performance on that
> > benchmark.
> > 
> > Ed
> > 
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