Re: ImageMagick / NetPBM performance
On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 04:09:19PM +0100, Oystein Viggen wrote:
> > of user time whereas on my NSLU2 (ARM 266 Mhz) it uses 23.57 s of user
> > time. That is to be expected, of course. Oh, I forgot, it also uses
> > 8m29.430 s of system time. Adding up to a real time of 9m! Why is that?
> Isn't resizing pictures most likely a floating point heavy activity?
> The NSLU2 has no FPU, so I guess the kernel math emulation could
> account for that performance and the large amount of system time..
If so, he could try the EABI port, which gives a significant floating
point performance boost.