Current state of openjdk on ARM devices

Christian Gmeiner christian.gmeiner at
Wed Nov 16 07:55:57 UTC 2011

2011/11/15 Andrew Haley <aph at>:
> On 11/15/2011 11:24 AM, Christian Gmeiner wrote:
>> I am interested in the current state of openjdk and ARM(Cortex A8 and
>> better). I have run some
>> liitle benchmarks and it looks like an 500Mhz geode lx800 based device
>> is faster executing Java
>> then a 1Ghz based ARM board. How can this be? Is the JIT not ready for ARM?
>> I also looking for a way to look deeper into a running openjdk
>> instance to see whats going on and
>> what goes wrong.
>> Can you give me some hints/tipps etc.
> There's an experimental JIT at
> I'm debugging and stabilizing it, so expect some bugs.

This sounds really great and I will give it a try today. And will give
you some feedback
about its performance compared to my other tests/benchmarks.

Christian Gmeiner, MSc

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