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Thread: LTO Support Coming To Linux 3.15, Making For A Faster Kernel

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    You can run "vmstat 1" in a terminal. It's polling once per sec, for more accurate info you'd need to instrument malloc or to use a memory cgroup.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daktyl198 View Post
    Disregarding the average user, even a 1-3% increase in performance can spell wonders for places like super-computing and Android Phones. I bet it's more than that too, like sireangelus said: 600-800 is a 33% improvement, and it's an ~20% increase across the board.
    Gentlemen check my kernels . Responsiveness, performance and energy efficiency, for example:

    http://www.netext73.pl/2014/02/przyk...-apm-oraz.html

    http://www.netext73.pl/2014/04/kernele-v29x-juz-sa.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by curaga View Post
    You can run "vmstat 1" in a terminal. It's polling once per sec, for more accurate info you'd need to instrument malloc or to use a memory cgroup.
    That will do, thanks!

    Quote Originally Posted by FLHerne View Post
    It might be for individual users compiling their own kernels, but since distros compile tons of stuff already the cost to them is negligible. And I bet the vast majority of Linux users are using distro-compiled kernels.
    True.

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    While I try to compile kernel I have this error:

    Code:
    lib/lib.a: error adding symbols: Bad value
    Any ideas?

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