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    Phoronix: A New & Exciting OpenGL 3 Benchmark To Run

    There's finally a new and visually exciting OpenGL benchmark to try out for Linux, OS X, and Windows users alike. The benchmark also supports OpenGL 3.x contexts for making testing more exciting with regard to the Linux graphics driver stack...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQwNjE

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    I've been trying to make latency-oriented benchmarking profiles for PTS, but I couldn't find any documentation on how to write one and looking the existing examples didn't get me very far.
    Is there any documentation on writing test profiles? Maybe a reference manual for the XML definitions?

    If not, where can I at least look up the commonly used values? Maybe on OpenBenchmarking or in the source code?

    What about the environment variables that are set before script is run? (although I guess I could just dump those with "env", but still)
    Last edited by Shnatsel; 07-09-2013 at 09:56 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shnatsel View Post
    I've been trying to make latency-oriented benchmarking profiles for PTS, but I couldn't find any documentation on how to write one and looking the existing examples didn't get me very far.
    Is there any documentation on writing test profiles? Maybe a reference manual for the XML definitions?

    If not, where can I at least look up the commonly used values? Maybe on OpenBenchmarking or in the source code?

    What about the environment variables that are set before script is run? (although I guess I could just dump those with "env", but still)
    There's a bit of docs within the documentation/ dir. Within the pts-core/openbenchmarking.org/schemas are the XML/XSL schemas.

    The possible environment variables should be shown by: phoronix-test-suite diagnostics under "Environmental Variables (accessible via test scripts)".

    For the most part though I'd recommend looking at other similar test profiles for reference. I wish there was more/better documentation, but unfortunately with largely developing it all myself and still having a back log of other work to do, there isn't too much time for good docs. If you have any questions feel free to let me know!

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    Thanks! I'll see if I can make profiles for http://maemo.gitorious.org/maemo-too...mem-throughput and http://maemo.gitorious.org/maemo-too...-test-pingpong

    http://lmbench.sourceforge.net/ also looks interesting, it has a pipe latency test among other things.

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    @Michael

    Can you make tests of various media players on Linux displaying various data formats (one movie, various qualities, formats), using various back ends (xine, gstreamer), using various accelerations apis?

    (ofc. in context of power & resources usage)

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    Oh, this reminds me - we don't seem to have any VA-API benchmarks yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shnatsel View Post
    Thanks! I'll see if I can make profiles for http://maemo.gitorious.org/maemo-too...mem-throughput and http://maemo.gitorious.org/maemo-too...-test-pingpong

    http://lmbench.sourceforge.net/ also looks interesting, it has a pipe latency test among other things.
    Many thanks, let me know if you need any help. Would love to try them out and use them upstream.

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