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SubjectRe: 2.4.11.p4 and dd
On Sun, 7 Oct 2001, Klaus Dittrich wrote:

> 2.4.3 uses a large amount of buffer, 2.4.11p4 only chache.

Block devices are handled by the page cache in 2.4.10 and up.

> 2.4.3 doesn't swap, 2.4.11p4 eats up 1 GB RAM and 100 MB swap.

This is a bug in pre4. Please try pre5 instead!


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