[RC5] Linux 388 client slower on P-II's

Remi Guyomarch rguyom at mail.dotcom.fr
Fri Jan 23 19:57:21 EST 1998


Jo Holvoet wrote:
> 
> Joe Zbiciak wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm not sure if it's just my machine or not, but it appears that build
> > 388's DES core is slightly slower on my Pentium II than build 383 was.
> > I'm using the Linux multithreaded client under Linux 2.0.30 (RedHat 4.2).
> >
> > I get around 1.34Mkey/sec with build 383, vs. 1.28Mkey/sec with build 388.
> >
> > Is it just me?  From what was reported here before, build 388 was supposed
> > to be faster on PPro's, so one would expect Pentium-II's (which are just
> > slightly different from PPro's) would also be faster.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > --Joe
> >
> I'm seeing the same thing on a PPro (not P II), 200 MHz, running
> RHLinux 4.2 (kernel 2.0.32).
> 
> With build 383, I got 912 kkeys/sec max but also the occasional
> coredump; build 388 only reaches 857 kkeys/sec but I also haven't
> seen any more coredumps (both of these were the mt clients).

Ok, I will upload another client in two different versions : one with
the old BrydDES core and one with the latest.

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