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How to improve performance of 2.6 kernel

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Subject: How to improve performance of 2.6 kernel
From: kernel coder <lhrkernelcoder@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 04:29:44 -0700
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Hi,

I have just ported linux kernel 2.6.10 for MIPS4Kc-core board.Before
porting 2.6 kernel ,2.4.20 was running on this board. When I took
benchmarks for both the kernels for comparison, I found out that
linux-2.4.20 was giving much better results than linux-2.6.10. The
specs for the board are as follows:

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133MHz MIPS4kc
32MB 133Mhz SDRAM
Cache Size: 16KB
Timer interrupt is set to 100 interrupts/sec
The hard disk attached to the board had ultraDMA 5 capability
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I am also attaching the benchmarks I took for both the kernels. Is
there any way I can improve 2.6's performance? Thanks.

Attachment: Comparison 2.4.20, 2.4.32-rc-1, 2.6.10(11th Oct-2005).xls
Description: MS-Excel spreadsheet

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