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>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?
>
>Justin Dossey
>dossey@flex.net houston, tx usa
>http://www.flex.net/~dossey

Probably they meant that Linux' buffer cache is more efficient than
_caching disk controllers_ . Which is true. However, you still need to
have a decent amount of SRAM memory cache. Just don't put it on your
IDE controller :)

Alain

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