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    SubjectRe: modules_install?
    mberglund <> said:
    > On Thu, 7 Sep 2000, Horst von Brand wrote:
    > > > range.) What's the point in making processors faster if everyone just
    > > > wastes the increase being "correct and simple"?

    > > Because people-time is much more expensive than computer-time this days?
    > > [BTW, shaving off a few miliseconds in loading a module is _not_
    > > optimization, it is foolishness]

    > I would argue that any speed increase is good for us all, so long as the
    > cost to functionality and time spent with the increase is not
    > disproportionate. Foolishness might be a little harsh, eh?

    Come on, I call modprobe(8) possibly once in a few days when running my
    machines. A few milliseconds less I can't even notice.
    Dr. Horst H. von Brand
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