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SubjectRe: speed difference between using hard-linked and modular drives?
On Fri, Nov 09, 2001 at 05:26:50AM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: "Philip Dodd" <smpcomputing@free.fr>
> Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 14:15:32 +0100
>
> > I think a boot time commandline option is more appropriate
> > for something like this.
>
> In the light of what was said about embedded systems, I'm not really sure a
> boot time option really is the way to go...
>
> All the hash tables in question are allocated dynamically,
> we size them at boot time, the memory is not consumed until
> the kernel begins executing. So a boottime option would be
> just fine.

How much is this code going to affect the kernel image size?
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