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Re: Re: SETI@home
Raju Mathur <raju@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> My PIII/550, 512KB cache, 128MB RAM does a work unit in approx. 8
> hours if left undisturbed. Look at secondary cache -- that makes a
> big difference in the processing speed. cat /proc/cpuinfo
> Client is: setiathome-2.4.i386-pc-linux-gnu-gnulibc2.1
> -- Raju
I have a PIII 700 MHz Coppermine processor with 256 KB Full speed Advanced
Transfer Cache (ATC). Isn't this supposed to perform better that 512K
half-speed cache?? Anywahy, Mrinal is running on a Celeron... think of the
cache factor for that??
Oddly enough, even if I run two simultaneous clients (from separate
directories of course) I get the same 16 hrs per work unit !!!
Now I'm even more surprised!! Anyone with an explanation??
-- Vipul Mathur
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> >>>>> "Vipul" == Vipul Mathur <vipul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Vipul> Mrinal Kalakrishnan <mrinal@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Vipul Mathur typed: > I just happend to note that you are
> >> averaging about 12hrs per work unit. > I'm curious, can you
> >> tell me what hardware config you are using? I use a > PIII
> >> 700MHz system with 64MB ram and average 16 hrs per unit!!
> >> This is an absolute shock to me, and will be to you as
> >> well. This is the configuration of my system: Celeron 300A (no
> >> overclocking), 64Mb of RAM. :-)
> >> I don't understand how your performance could be so low!!
> >> You *are* using the linux client right? Cheers..
> >> Mrinal Kalakrishnan <mrinal@xxxxxxxxx> http://mrinal.dhs.org/
> Vipul> Yes I'm shocked, and yes I am using the
> Vipul> i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1-static client.
> Vipul> I'm cc'ing to list so that someone can hopefully shed some
> Vipul> light on this. Raju, Neil what do you ppl have to say
> Vipul> about this??
> Vipul> Could the members pf Linux-India (SETI@home group) please
> Vipul> post their system config, client version and average hours
> Vipul> per work unit (on the mentioned hardware) to this list?
> Vipul> Cheerio!