[linux-mm-cc] [RFC] LZO de/compression support - take 4
nitingupta910 at gmail.com
Sat May 26 07:21:17 EDT 2007
On 5/26/07, Richard Purdie <richard at openedhand.com> wrote:
> I've been looking at my benchmark figures and I think I've found why the
> figures for my version were different to yours. Its not your code which
> is at fault, its the way it was hooked into the benchmarking program.
> The compiler was inlining some parts which it shouldn't have been
> allowed to do, sorry :-/.
> With that issue corrected, decompression is the same speed however
> compression is showing about a 9% performance loss compared to my kernel
> I did some diffs of the assembler outputted by our two versions (mine
> matches minilzo). For decompression the output is effectively identical.
> For compression, there are significant differences. If I add a noinline
> attribute to lzo1x_compress_worker, that removes a lot of them (and
> boosts speed a bit) but there are still differences. Ideally, I'd like
> to understand why.
I will look more closely into compression code to see why you are
getting this perf. difference here.
Thanks for your tests.
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