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    One thing is sure, one cannot say (anymore) that...

    One thing is sure, one cannot say (anymore) that Linux users are the ones who do not pay for games, when you compoare with the Windows figures. To be fair, the mainstream PC games media has not...
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    There is no cure for placebo, but there are some...

    There is no cure for placebo, but there are some for bad faith.

    To start off, I do find inappropriate to call Ubuntu a "bloated piece of crap" because that's unsubstanciated. OK, that is said.
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    Well, if you carefully read my previous posts...

    Well, if you carefully read my previous posts (which you probably did not), you would see that I NEVER bashed Ubuntu or any distro, and that on the contrary always asked for more investigating of the...
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    And yet, nobody has been able to reproduce the...

    And yet, nobody has been able to reproduce the results of the article.
    And yet, many questions about the test conditions have been left unanswered.
    And yet, all the test flaws pointed out here have...
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    At the time I posted this Gedgon's post had not...

    At the time I posted this Gedgon's post had not appeared on the site yet. I guess the figures delayed his post, depsite the timestamp.

    Secondly, Gegdon did a terrific work that confirms my initial...
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    Well one can see it this way, i.e. a pointless...

    Well one can see it this way, i.e. a pointless distro war.
    On the other hand, we have a great opportunity here to understand what is happening, and this could benefit ALL distros, ALL Linux users....
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    Oh yes ? So why does he publish that the Arch...

    Oh yes ? So why does he publish that the Arch kernel in the article is version 2.6.33, when the first version of the 2.6.34 has been released for Arch on the 17th of May, 41 days ago (Subversion...
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    dcc24 is perfectly right. A very easy thing to...

    dcc24 is perfectly right.
    A very easy thing to do for a start would be to update Arch to the current version, and see if that changes the result. As I showed before, I did not see a difference for...
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    Indeed, but I was not talking about the result...

    Indeed, but I was not talking about the result between Mandriva and Arch, but in the Phoonix test itself, where differencs are significant.

    My results show that latest Arch is not worse than...
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    Indeed, but I was not talking about the result...

    Indeed, but I was not talking about the result between Mandriva and Arch, but in the Phoonix test itself, where differencs are significant.

    My results show that latest Arch is not worse than...
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    @LinuxID10T: Indeed, but I was not talking about...

    @LinuxID10T: Indeed, but I was not talking about the result between Mandriva and Arch, but in the Phoonix test itself, wheredifferencs are significat.
    My results show that latest Arch is not worse...
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    Was there a known regression in 2.6.33 ? at...

    Was there a known regression in 2.6.33 ? at least, I know that for 2.6.34, the CFQ scheduler was improved.
    What Phoronix should do is to update Arch to the latest version and see if the regression...
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    I just realised the test under Mandriva cooker...

    I just realised the test under Mandriva cooker and Arch. Kernel is 2.6.34, my CPU is a i7 860, both are 64-bit environment.

    Mandriva: Average: 71.40 Frames Per Second
    Archlinux: Average: 72.74...
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    Indeed. I can try x264 tonight, I have an Arch...

    Indeed. I can try x264 tonight, I have an Arch install on a 64-bit machine (core i7 860), a Mandriva cooker x86_64 (both kernels have not the same schedulers) and a livecd of Suse 64 bits.
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    This fanboy flamewar is so idotic... What is...

    This fanboy flamewar is so idotic...
    What is more important is to understand why this issue occurs (in particular the x264 test) because it could happen to ANY linux distro! Is it a configuration...
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    What would be clever, instead of only publishing...

    What would be clever, instead of only publishing raw results, would be to understand why there are so much difference between PCLinuxOS and Arch and the other distributions. All of them are Linux. So...
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    Does the performance hit occur if the desktop...

    Does the performance hit occur if the desktop effects are disabled too? Or is it linked to the effects?
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    I know this sounds crazy, so maybe this is why I...

    I know this sounds crazy, so maybe this is why I don't get any comment. But has anybody an idea of what could be happening ?
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    That's absolutely incredible: this happened in...

    That's absolutely incredible: this happened in ArchLinux too. I passed the option NvAGP "1" in my xorg.con file and checked the freeze was fixed. Then, I removed the option again, and now after...
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    Yes, that's a good idea.

    Yes, that's a good idea.
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