[Beowulf] Re: Opteron 275 performance

Vincent Diepeveen diep at xs4all.nl
Wed Jul 27 16:58:53 EDT 2005


In short you didn't even read the FIRST TWO lines of the email i shipped.

quote: "Steve,
Things depend upon what your software is sensitive to.

If that's cpu speed, it will run at all these systems great, 
and you can skip the below lines i wrote."

This tells a lot about you. Really a lot. It isn't positive.

At 12:08 PM 7/27/2005 -0700, Greg Lindahl wrote:
>On Wed, Jul 27, 2005 at 08:09:32PM +0200, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
>
>> Steve,
>> Things depend upon what your software is sensitive to.
>
>Vincent,
>
>I know you think everthing is a nail because you like hammers, but if
>Steve's problem doesn't thrash the TLB, your entire email is not
>relevant. Few programs thrash the TLB. There are some programs
>sensitive to memory latency, but you only consider memory latency with
>TLB thrashing, which is much less common.
>
>In short: this probably isn't a nail.
>
>-- greg
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