Stable Linux kernel 2.6 for MPC8XX

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Sat Mar 11 02:33:41 EST 2006

In message <200603100822.42764.david.jander at> you wrote:
> >
> >
> I believe most of those observations and measurements are not valid anymore.
> Kernel 2.6 for 8xx has come a long way since this article was written. It 
> might have been true back then, but it surely isn't anymore.

So did you actually run any benchmarks? Specilations on what might be
or should be are not really helpful.

> Kernel 2.6 is bigger than 2.4, that's a fact, but application performance is 
> actually slightly higher with 2.6.14 than it is with 2.4.25.

What says lmbench on your system? Can you please show actual data?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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