Re: Timer updates revision 7 (asm sets predicates/various fixes)

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2004-08-04 04:06:29
>>>>> On Mon, 2 Aug 2004 19:33:56 -0700 (PDT), christoph@lameter.com said:

  Christoph> On Mon, 2 Aug 2004, David Mosberger wrote:
  >> >>>>> On Fri, 30 Jul 2004 08:30:19 -0700 (PDT), Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> said:
  >> 
  Christoph> On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, David Mosberger wrote:
  >> >> It occurred to me now why your numbers are higher: I linked my
  >> >> program statically, whereas yours is probably linked dynamically?
  >> 
  Christoph> Correct. But why would this have an influence?
  >> 
  >> I'm just trying to determine why our numbers were different.  I dont like
  >> unexplained differences.

  Christoph> The different numbers may be due to the different kinds of scaling
  Christoph> applied to the clock frequency to produce the ITC frequency.

No, I think they're precisely because you linked the program dynamically.
Try linking it statically.  I'm fairly confident you'll get the
same/very similar numbers as I did.

	--david
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