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Re: IVOPT improvement patch
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 1:20 PM, Xinliang David Li <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 12:57 PM, Pat Haugen <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> Thanks Sebatian for testing it out. I also asked Pat to help testing
>>> the patch again on powerpc. I will first split off the unrelated
>>> patches and submit them first (e.g, multiple exit loop handling etc).
>> There were 2 good improvements on PowerPC, the rest were pretty much a wash
>> (< +/-2%):
>> 410.bwaves ? ? ?10.0%
>> 434.zeusmp ? ? ?6.6%
>> One thing I did notice however is that comparing these results to the run I
>> did back in May on an earlier version of the patch is that both
>> improvements dropped. bwaves was 27% on that run and zeusmp was 8.4%. I
>> don't have the old builds around, but could recreate if you're not aware of
>> anything to explain the drop.
> Thanks. I will check in this version first and do some triaging on the
> performance drop (with your help). ?One thing to be aware is that
> r161844 was checked in during this period of time which might be
> related, but not sure until further investigation -- the two stage
> initial iv set computation introduced by the patch may not be needed
> (if this patch is in).
Your checkin caused: