Build Time

This benchmark compares the performance of different OpenBSD Kernel builds. It shows the result of different numbers of parallel make(1) jobs.

build benchmark graph
real
The total time elapsed.
user
The total amount of time spent executing in user mode.
system
The total amount of time spent in the system executing on behalf of the process(es).
voluntary context switches
The number of times a context switch resulted due to a process voluntarily giving up the processor before its time slice was completed (usually to await availability of a resource).
involuntary context switches
The number of times a context switch resulted due to a higher priority process becoming runnable or because the current process exceeded its time slice.