[CLUG-chat] Gentoo 2006.0 DVD ISOs
mikro2nd at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 15:29:25 SAST 2006
Jonathan Hitchcock wrote:
> I promise that removing the three nops, and unrolling those four loops,
> did not increase the performance of your software in any really
> noticeable way.
> There are a lot of reasons one can give for using Gentoo. Some of them
> are even good reasons. Some of those are even true. But everybody
> always seems to use the oh-my-god-optimised reason, when it really just
> isn't relevant.
I did *not* say "OMG-to-the-nth-degree" optimisation. Just used
reasonable optimisation choices for the CPU in question (after careful
research) and, yes! there /was/ a noticeable performance improvement -
certainly some of which came from compiling all appropriate drivers into
the kernel and leaving out everything else.
mike morris :: mikro2nd at gmail.com
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