Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Linux 4.16 Can Be A Lot Faster For Small I/O Activity

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Linux 4.16 Can Be A Lot Faster For Small I/O Activity

    Phoronix: Linux 4.16 Can Be A Lot Faster For Small I/O Activity

    The well known FIO benchmark saw a +244% improvement in read bandwidth for one test case as a result of one change to be found in Linux 4.16...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-i_version-Win

  • #2
    Originally posted by phoronix View Post

    Jeff Layout
    Autocorrect victim? His name is Jeff Layton

    Comment


    • #3
      Originally posted by mlau View Post

      Autocorrect victim? His name is Jeff Layton
      Whoops, yeah. Fixed, thanks.
      Michael Larabel
      http://www.michaellarabel.com/

      Comment


      • #4
        but only if Intel Meltdown and Spectre mitigation do not ruin your performance?

        Comment


        • #5
          Originally posted by mlau View Post

          Autocorrect victim? His name is Jeff Layton
          At least it wasn't Layoff

          Comment


          • #6
            HDD will take advantages from this improvement?

            Comment


            • #7
              Originally posted by rene View Post
              but only if Intel Meltdown and Spectre mitigation do not ruin your performance?
              Even then it will be some improvement.

              Comment


              • #8
                Wow this is quite huge. I'm excited to see the real world performance impact!

                Comment


                • #9
                  However, when somebody presents something like this, I'm very very suspicious of the "change" and hope the reviewers are suspicious as well.

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Hm. May be KDE startup time will get better with that.

                    Comment

                    Working...
                    X