performance tests conducted on 7.04, 7.10, 8.04, 8.10rc

Michael Larabel michael.larabel at
Mon Oct 27 12:44:26 GMT 2008

Mirco Müller wrote:
> Am Montag, den 27.10.2008, 11:49 +0000 schrieb Iain Lane:
>> This is interesting, and I'm glad that they haven't tried to point
>> fingers at Ubuntu for this. Do you know of any similar tests for other
>> distros, so we can see if there is an across-the-board problem?
> I don't know of any comparable distro-benchmarking from the past.
> 	I'm not surprised that the people behind Phoronix did not point fingers
> at Ubuntu, but rather tried to figure out what pieces making up a distro
> could be the most likely causes for slowdowns in certain areas.
> 	While the editors are more technically than the normal user "from the
> street", these users will point fingers at Ubuntu, because they usually
> don't know better (due to the lack necessary insight) ... and they
> should not need to do so in the first place.
> I'll try to get so more information about their findings.
> Best regards ...
> Mirco


Yes, we intend on running the same tests on Fedora from the T60. Other 
distributions may be added depending upon time constraints and the 
results from Fedora (10 Snapshot 3 through probably FC7). Other hardware 
(including x86_64) may also be used in additional Ubuntu comparative 

-- Michael

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