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SubjectRe: Minutes from Feb 21 LSE Call
On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 01:28:30PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
>> _If_ it harms performance on small boxes.
On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 09:19:56PM -0800, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> You mean like the general slowdown from 2.4 - >2.5?
> It seems to me for small boxes, 2.5.x is margianlly slower at most
> things than 2.4.x.
> I'm hoping and the code solidifes and things are tuned this gap will
> go away and 2.5.x will inch ahead... hoping....

Could you help identify the regressions? Profiles? Workload?

On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 01:28:30PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
>> The definitive Linux box appears to be $199 from Walmart right now,
>> and its not SMP.
On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 09:19:56PM -0800, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> In two year this kind of hardware probably will be SMP (HT or some

I'm a programmer not an economist (despite utility functions and Nash
equilibria). Don't tell me what's definitive, give me some profiles.

-- wli
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