2 x quad-core system is slower that 2 x dual core on FreeBSD

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Wed Nov 21 02:54:07 PST 2007

Ivan Voras wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Ivan Voras wrote:
>>> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>>>> Try this one instead, it applies to HEAD.  You'll need to manually enter
>>>> the paths though because of how p4 mangles diffs.
>>> It doesn't help, at least in my case (only 4 clients) - the sys time is
>>> still around 30% on a 4-CPU machine.
>> I've already explained why that is meaningless.
> Yes, but I had to verify it anyway :)

You haven't verified anything until you look at how much work the system 
is doing, before and after.


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