Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Feb 2009 13:24 UTC, submitted by Michael
Benchmarks "In January we published a review of the AMD Shanghai Opteron CPUs on Linux- when we looked at four of the Opteron 2384 models. The performance of these 45nm quad-core workstation/server processors were great when compared to the earlier AMD Barcelona processors on Ubuntu Linux, but how is their performance when running Sun's OpenSolaris operating system? Up for viewing today are dual AMD Shanghai benchmarks when running OpenSolaris 2008.11, Ubuntu 8.10, and a daily build of the forthcoming Ubuntu 9.04 release."
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RE[2]: Comment by averycfay
by pantheraleo on Mon 9th Feb 2009 15:59 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by averycfay"
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> Any idea why?! maybe old GCC?

Some of this might very well be a GCC issue.

It would be interesting to see these tests redone using Sun's compiler instead of GCC (which can be installed using ss-dev on OpenSolaris).

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