README for lmbench 2alpha8 net release.
To run the benchmark, you should be able to say:
If you want to see how you did compared to the other system results
included here, say
Be warned that many of these benchmarks are sensitive to other things
being run on the system, mainly from CPU cache and CPU cycle effects.
So make sure your screen saver is not running,
Add standard deviation and other statistics calculations to "make stats"
in results. Alternatively, we might report min, 1Q, median, 3Q, max,
as standard deviation for non-normal distributions isn't always sensible.
Add flags to various file-related benchmarks bw_file_rd, bw_mmap_rd,
lat_fcntl.c, lat_fs, lat_mmap, and lat_pagefault, for parallelism
which selects whether each instance has i