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Linux 2.6.26 Kernel Benchmarks

Michael Larabel

Published on 17 July 2008
Written by Michael Larabel
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To compare your kernel's performance to these tests, once the Phoronix Test Suite has been installed, run phoronix-test-suite benchmark michael-15379-11303-7686. While these tests had just compared the 2.6.25 and 2.6.26 kernels, in a few of the tests with this Intel system we had experienced slightly better performance. While the performance differences will be negligible in most instances, the new features and fixes within this latest version of the Linux kernel should make it worth the upgrade. In the near future, we will perform a more thorough comparison of the recent Linux kernel releases.

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About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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