Re: FreeBSD 3.1 SMP outperforms SuSE 6.0 SMP by factor 2.3 !!!

From: Andreas Klemm <andreas(at)>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 1999 19:05:22 +0100

On Mon, Mar 15, 1999 at 05:13:20PM +1030, Greg Lehey wrote:
> I tend to agree. I could accept the statement "Linux SMP gives less
> performance than FreeBSD SMP". I can't accept the statement "Linux
> SMP gives no performance improvement".

Well, exactly that was the result. Try it yourself.

> The first thing that came into
> my mind was "he must have made a mistake". Other possibilities are
> that make -j doesn't work right on Linux, or that Linux SMP doesn't
> even the load as well as FreeBSD does (for example, some MP systems
> put all children in the same CPU).


Andreas Klemm                               http://www.FreeBSD.ORG/~andreas
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