[asterisk-dev] dahdi_speed

Shaun Ruffell sruffell at digium.com
Fri Sep 9 10:00:50 CDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 09, 2011 at 03:46:00PM +0300, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> Anybody actually needs it?
> Reminder: dahdi_speed is:
>  * Generic speed test -- Run an infinite loop and
>  * see how high we can count (in 5 seconds).  You
>  * can use this to measure how much CPU DAHDI REALLY
>  * is taking.
>  *
> It has been disabled for a number of years in the Debian package and
> noone has asked for it. I can't think for a decent reason why it should
> be included. Remove it? Or at least disable it from being installed by
> default?

I think we should remove this. The utility is questionable now that
SMP is more or less the norm and my preferred tools to get this
information is the function_graph tracer and the IRQ_TIME_ACCOUNTING
kernel option.

Shaun Ruffell
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