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On Monday 28 June 2004 21:25, Andrea Pretto wrote:
> The situation does not improve....
> The ram usage and the speed are the same....
> If I use -mcpu=i686 instead of -march=athlon-xp ??
> What will change???
Your performance will suck MUCH more.
I don't think it's a compiler's optimization issue. It may be
1)some application sucking resources
2)different app versions
3)closed source drivers (NVIDIA etc.)
4)kernel configuration (just enabling-disabling full preemption changes a LOT
-- in a better or worse way, it depends on you kernel. with mine I wasn't
able to burn any CDs with preemption on....)
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