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SubjectRe: [Linux-ISP] memory
On  4 May 96 at 12:47, Justin Dossey wrote:

> I heard that linux caches better than the hardware:
> if one has a 256k pipeline-burst cache, and runs linux (of course, under
> 64M of RAM), then it is faster than the same computer with a 512k
> pipeline-burst cache... because Linux caches faster? Does anyone know if
> this is true?

That's DISK cacheing not RAM. There's no way you can cache main
memory in software. A hardware disk cache won't slow you down and it
might speed things up.

Mick



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