[RC5] PowerPC RS64III

EnoJon enojon at delphi.com
Sun Dec 10 17:01:01 EST 2000


Mhz?

stvernaillen at ge.cokecce.com wrote:

> All,
> I tried the AIX client out on an IBM rs6000 H80 with 2 PowerPC RS64III
> processors thinking I'd see some nice results....( XXXXX)
> what did i get :[5,328 keys/sec] per processor on rc5.
> I compared it with an H70 with 4 PowerPC RS64II and it comes up with [934,463
> keys/sec] which seems a lot better. (YYYYY)
> On OGR this does not seem to happen
> PowerPC RS64III : [2,562,456 nodes/sec]
> PowerPC RS64II  : [1,937,939 nodes/sec]
> I know the client is a beta version. but i tried with the offical one and got
> the same results.
>
> Does anybody else experience this?
> Is there that much difference between the two processors?
> Is it because the auto detection fails...why does it fail (too new proc?)
> any remedy?
>
> is this a know bug ?
>
> Stan
>
> ikke at XXXXX:/home/ikke/dnet $dnetc -benchmark
>
> distributed.net client for AIX Copyright 1997-2000, distributed.net
> RC5 PowerPC and AltiVec assembly by Dan Oetting
> Enhancements for 604e CPUs by Roberto Ragusa
> Please visit http://www.distributed.net/ for up-to-date contest information.
>
> dnetc v2.8011-464-CTL-00103123-*dev* for AIX (AIX 4.3).
> Please provide the *entire* version descriptor when submitting bug reports.
> The distributed.net bug report pages are at http://www.distributed.net/bugs/
> Using email address (distributed.net ID) 'stan.vernaillen at pandora.be'
>
> [Nov 30 15:05:22 UTC] Automatic processor type detection failed.
> [Nov 30 15:05:22 UTC] RC5: Running micro-bench to select fastest core...
> [Nov 30 15:06:54 UTC] RC5: using core #0 (allitnil).
> [Nov 30 15:07:37 UTC] Benchmark for RC5 core #0 (allitnil)
>                       0.00:00:18.40 [5,328 keys/sec]
> [Nov 30 15:07:56 UTC] Benchmark for OGR core #0 (GARSP 5.13)
>                       0.00:00:16.40 [2,562,456 nodes/sec]
>
> ikke at YYYYY:/home/ikke/dnet $dnetc -benchmark
>
> distributed.net client for AIX Copyright 1997-2000, distributed.net
> RC5 PowerPC and AltiVec assembly by Dan Oetting
> Enhancements for 604e CPUs by Roberto Ragusa
> Please visit http://www.distributed.net/ for up-to-date contest information.
>
> dnetc v2.8011-464-CTL-00103123-*dev* for AIX (AIX 4.3).
> Please provide the *entire* version descriptor when submitting bug reports.
> The distributed.net bug report pages are at http://www.distributed.net/bugs/
> Using email address (distributed.net ID) 'stan.vernaillen at pandora.be'
>
> [Nov 30 14:49:40 UTC] Automatic processor type detection found
>                       a PowerPC RS64II processor.
> [Nov 30 14:49:40 UTC] RC5: using core #1 (lintilla).
> [Nov 30 14:49:59 UTC] Benchmark for RC5 core #1 (lintilla)
>                       0.00:00:16.06 [934,463 keys/sec]
> [Nov 30 14:50:25 UTC] Benchmark for OGR core #0 (GARSP 5.13)
>                       0.00:00:21.68 [1,937,939 nodes/sec]
>
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