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Re: kernel test & benchmark tools?

To: Fuxin Zhang <>
Subject: Re: kernel test & benchmark tools?
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2001 03:18:13 +0200
Cc: "" <>
In-reply-to: <>; from on Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 01:56:42AM +0800
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On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 01:56:42AM +0800, Fuxin Zhang wrote:

> hello,linux-mips
>     I have barely finished porting 2.4 kernel to Algorithmics P6032 board.Now 
> I want
> to make it more stable and run faster,is there any well-known test or 
> benchmark tools used
> by mips kernel group? There are too many benchmark around,I don't know which 
> is better suit
> for kernel test. I heard that linus use lmbench?

lmbench is just a microbenchmark which tests certain very specific aspects
of the system call interface.  Application performance can be very different.
I suggest to search google or a well sorted ftp server for benchmarks - there
are many.


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