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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 Benchmarks

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There's been a number of individuals and organizations asking us about benchmarks of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0, which was released earlier this month. Here are some of our initial benchmarks comparing the official release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5, openSUSE, Ubuntu, and Debian.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is equipped with the Linux 2.6.32 kernel (2.6.32-71.el6.x86_64), GNOME 2.28.2 desktop, X.Org Server 1.7.7, xf86-video-ati 6.13.0, Mesa 7.7.1, GCC 4.4.4, and it now uses an EXT4 file-system by default than EXT3 in past versions of RHEL. This is in comparison to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5 with the Linux 2.6.18 kernel (2.6.18-194.el5), GNOME 2.16.0, X.Org 7.1.1, Mesa 6.5.1, GCC 4.1.2, and EXT3. On the Debian side, 6.0 "Squeeze" is carrying the Linux 2.6.32 kernel as well, GNOME 2.30.2 desktop, X.Org Server 1.7.7, xf86-video-ati 6.13.1, Mesa 7.7.1, GCC 4.4.5 and it uses EXT3 by default. Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS has the Linux 2.6.32 kernel, GNOME 2.30.2, X.Org Server 1.7.6, xf86-video-ati 6.13.0, GCC 4.4.3, and an EXT4 file-system. Lastly, openSUSE 11.3 provides the Linux 2.6.32 kernel, GNOME 2.30.0, X.Org Server 1.8.0, xf86-video-ati 6.13.0, Mesa 7.8.2, and GCC 4.5.0.

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