[parsec-users] General Question on Parsec

ramkumar jayaseelan ramkumarj at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 05:11:02 EST 2009


Thanks Chris. Will read the paper
-Ramkumar


2009/11/9 Christian Bienia <cbienia at cs.princeton.edu>

>  Hi Ramkumar,
>
>
>
> It depends. There **are** differences between the versions at runtime.
> Gilberto Contreras has written a paper on them, you can find it on the
> PARSEC website. To what extent these differences will matter for your
> experiments is hard to say. Another practical difference is that the
> versions have different system dependencies, so in weird cases you might be
> able to get one to run but not the other.
>
>
>
> - Chris
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> *From:* parsec-users-bounces at lists.cs.princeton.edu [mailto:
> parsec-users-bounces at lists.cs.princeton.edu] *On Behalf Of *ramkumar
> jayaseelan
> *Sent:* Monday, November 09, 2009 1:36 AM
> *To:* PARSEC Users
> *Subject:* [parsec-users] General Question on Parsec
>
>
>
> Hi Chris,
>
> Looking at this site http://wiki.cs.princeton.edu/index.php/PARSEC it syas
> that parsec benchmarks can use either pthreads,open mp or intel tbb. Is
> there a large difference in using pthreads runtime versus openmp to build
> these apps in terms of the workload? At a broad level is there any specific
> advantage in using either?
>
> Thanks
> Ramkumar
>
>  On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 12:52 AM, Christian Bienia <
> cbienia at cs.princeton.edu> wrote:
>
> Fahimeh,
>
> You can find the file containing a function by using the command line tool
> "grep" to search for occurrences of the function name. To get the hotspots
> of x264 and freqmine you can use a profiling tool like "gprof". Both tools
> are standard and should be available on all Unix machines. You can consult
> the man pages or various tutorials on the Internet to find out more about
> the usage of these programs.
>
> Best,
> Chris
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: parsec-users-bounces at lists.cs.princeton.edu
> [mailto:parsec-users-bounces at lists.cs.princeton.edu] On Behalf Of Fahimeh
> Yazdanpanah
> Sent: Wednesday, November 04, 2009 12:07 PM
> To: PARSEC Users
> Subject: [parsec-users] information about some packages
>
>
> Hello,
>
> Would you please let me know the file name containing the following
> functions:
>
> 1) raverseBVH_with_StandardMesh  (raytrace)
> 2) PARTICLE_VELOCITY_ATTRIBUTE (facesim )
> 3) deflate_slow  (dedup)
> 4) build_tree   (dedup)
>
> And please let me know the main functions that takes most of the execution
> time of x264 and freqmine.
>
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Fahimeh
>
>
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