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SubjectRe: Scalability requirements for sysv ipc
Nadia Derbey wrote:
> Manfred Spraul wrote:
>>
>> A microbenchmark on a single-cpu system doesn't help much (except
>> that 2.6.25 is around factor 2 slower for sysv msg ping-pong between
>> two tasks compared to the numbers I remember from older kernels....)
>>
>
> If I remember well, at that time I had used ctxbench and I wrote some
> other small scripts.
> And the results I had were around 2 or 3% slowdown, but I have to
> confirm that by checking in my archives.
>
Do you have access to multi-core systems? The "best case" for the rcu
code would be
- 8 or 16 cores
- one instance of ctxbench running on each core, bound to that core.

I'd expect a significant slowdown. The big question is if it matters.

--
Manfred


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