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    SubjectRe: performance & you-know-who


    On Sun, 9 May 1999, Matthew Kirkwood wrote:
    > On 9 May 1999, Linus Torvalds wrote:
    > >
    > > According to what the mindcraft people reported about their runs
    > > earlier, the disk light is not actually on very much during the test:
    > > both Linux and NT keep the whole working set in memory.
    >
    > I may be missing something, but it seems to me that the "working set in
    > memory" thing basically makes a nonsense of their claim that this is an
    > "enterprise-class" setup.

    It gets worse.

    Their NT "enterprise-class setup" is apparently using a FAT filesystem and
    only connecting to w95/w98 clients because that is where NT does best
    (none of this silly security crap ;)

    Linus


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