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SubjectRe: speed difference between using hard-linked and modular drives?
   From: Andrew Morton <>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2001 22:54:30 -0800

I played with that earlier in the year. Shrinking the hash table
by a factor of eight made no measurable difference to anything on
a Pentium II. The hash distribution was all over the place though.
Lots of buckets with 1-2 pages, lots with 12-13.

What is the distribution when you don't shrink the hash

Franks a lot,
David S. Miller
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