Unpacking The Linux Kernel

This test measures how long it takes to extract the .tar.xz Linux kernel package.

Learn more about this test at the upstream project site: kernel.org.

This utility test is maintained by Michael Larabel. This OpenBenchmarking.org test profile was created on 6 December 2010 and last updated on 2 March 2018. To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark unpack-linux.

This test has an average install time of 1 second and an average run-time of 2 minutes, 42 seconds.

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Unpacking The Linux Kernel

linux-4.15.tar.xz

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 1,504 public samples since 7 February 2018 with the latest data as of 15 September 2020.

Below is an overview of the generalized performance for components where there is sufficient statistically significant data based upon user-uploaded results. It is important to keep in mind particularly in the Linux/open-source space there can be vastly different OS configurations, with this overview intended to offer just general guidance as to the performance expectations.

Component
Percentile Rank
Seconds (Average)
Mid-Tier
75th
> 7
Median
50th
10
Low-Tier
25th
> 21
13th
167
1st
463
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results1504 Results Range From 4 To 2059 Seconds4499413918422927431936440945449954458963467972476981485990494999410391084112911741219126413091354139914441489153415791624166917141759180418491894193919842029207430060090012001500

Revision History

pts/unpack-linux-1.1.1     02 Mar 2018 11:15 EST
Initial Windows support

pts/unpack-linux-1.1.0     07 Feb 2018 09:16 EST
Update against linux 4.15, use .tar.xz.

pts/unpack-linux-1.0.0     06 Dec 2010 15:26 EST
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

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