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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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