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Re: Major bootstrap time regression on March 30
> I rebooted the machine into a new kernel on 2005-03-31
> (2.6.10-1.770_FC3). The slowdown coincided with the box being
> rebooted into the new kernel:
> 2005-03-30 5,704 <-- 2.6.10-1.760_FC3
> 2005-03-31 7,026 <-- 2.6.10-1.770_FC3
> I'm rebooting the machine into the previous kernel right now to
> see if it changes things. [...]
Another alternative is to rerun the test of the 2005-03-30 code
snapshot on the new kernel, just once, so we can recalibrate the
subsequent stream of numbers to a controlled reference.