[Mono-list] Mono applications run really slow on Solaris

Paolo Molaro lupus at ximian.com
Mon Nov 6 09:33:08 EST 2006

On 11/05/06 k2k2e6 wrote:
> I am using Mono 1.1.18 on Solaris Ultra Sparc (both Ultra II and Ultra III 
> single processor) and the applications run really slowly. Specially I am
> noticing that memory intensive applications run a whole lot slower than the
> equivalent program on x86 Mono on Linux (in these cases, the slowness is of
> the order of 1000 times). This is making our Mono application unusable on
> Solaris. 
> I search the bugzilla list for this problem and came to:
> http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi?id=79463
> It seems that nothing has been done on this bug. Is it possible to get this
> problem fixed? We are willing to work with Mono solaris person one on one to
> get this resolved. I can also attach a sample program to bug 79463 to
> illustrate this - but this problem does not seem to require any example
> because pretty much any program runs way slower on Sparc.

The simpler the test case, the easier it is for us to look and find the
issue and eventually fix it. So, if you have a simple test that shows a
100x+ slowdown, do file it in bugzilla with your timing results and
complete cpu specs (cpu and frequency at least).


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