attis at gizi.dote.hu
Tue May 2 19:52:58 UTC 2006
Some performance comparisons between my PocketPC, my desktop and the
nslu2. I ran the Integer>>tinyBenchmark on my 400 MHz Intel PXA255
PocketPC (little-endian ARM, 64 MB RAM, Turbo mode). Results are:
18048505 bytecodes/sec; 627490 sends/sec
If the speed is scaled down to 200 MHz:
9216589 bytecodes/sec; 312981 sends/sec (no surprise)
However, the nslu2 almost reaches the 400 MHz performance of the PXA255!
> I'm glad to tell you all that squeak has been ported (cross compiled) to run on
> the nslu2! (266MHz big-endian ARM with 32MB RAM -nodisplay -nosound)
> 0 tinyBenchmarks
> '14692378 bytecodes/sec; 551451 sends/sec'
On my AMD XP 2800+ 512MB desktop running Linux 2.6:
225153913 bytecodes/sec; 7844410 sends/sec
Despite of the tremendous difference (12.5*), Squeak is definitely
usable on the PocketPC (speedwise at least), after having done one minor
adjustment: changing the SystemWindow maximize method so that the
maximized window fills the entire screen. You can even do development,
just use Class browser instead of System browser.
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