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SubjectRe: speed difference between using hard-linked and modular drives?
"David S. Miller" wrote:
>
> From: Andrew Morton <akpm@zip.com.au>
> 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
> table?
>

Well on my setup, there are more hash buckets than there are
pages in the system. So - basically empty. If memory serves
me, never more than two pages in a bucket.
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