[Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] [PATCH v5 sugar] Pulsing icon delayed by 5 seconds or so SL#2080

Anurag Chowdhury anurag at seeta.in
Tue Oct 26 10:39:50 EDT 2010

Sure, I would certainly do a similar benchmark test on an XO-1 also . I am
presently waiting for the developers' key of my XO-1 to
flash it into the latest build of dextrose, then I will run the benchmark
test and will post the results asap.

On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 6:59 PM, Martin Dengler <martin at martindengler.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 05:41:58PM +0530, Anurag Chowdhury wrote:
> > The conclusion of XO-1.5 being nearly 2.5 times faster than the XO-1
> could
> > be verified by comparing their hardware specifications.
> > at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OLPC_XO-1  (For XO-1) and
> > http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Hardware_specification_1.5 (For XO-1.5) .Also
> we
> > can see the test results of James'(quozl) at
> > http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/245 which suggests that XO-1.5 is
> atleast
> > twice as fast as XO-1.
> Those conclusions are oversimplified - in general they might be useful
> but you are talking about a very specific, very large and subtle set
> of operations with a very specific set of interacting hardware and
> software components, the software ones of which change a lot from
> release to release.
> Much more compelling for a problem that has been with us for a while,
> has been a moving target in software terms, and many people have
> looked at, would be just to test your change on an XO-1 and report
> back.  If you don't have one - and even if you do - others will be
> interested in testing your changes on an XO-1, too.
> Please can you provide an easy way for people with an XO-1 and a
> well-supported release to objectively gather the speedup of your
> patch?  Or at least some numbers of your own?
> Martin
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