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Linux Benchmarking HOWTO

by Andr´┐Ż D. Balsa, andrewbalsa@usa.net

v0.12, 15 August 1997


The Linux Benchmarking HOWTO discusses some issues associated with the benchmarking of Linux systems and presents a basic benchmarking toolkit, as well as an associated form, which enable one to produce significant benchmarking information in a couple of hours. Perhaps it will also help diminish the amount of useless articles in comp.os.linux.hardware...

1. Introduction

2. Benchmarking procedures and interpretation of results

3. The Linux Benchmarking Toolkit (LBT)

4. Example run and results

5. Pitfalls and caveats of benchmarking

6. FAQ

7. Copyright, acknowledgments and miscellaneous


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