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SubjectRe: speed difference between using hard-linked and modular drives?
   From: Andrew Morton <>
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2001 23:35:04 -0800

b) Except for certain specialised workloads, a lookup is usually
associated with a big memory copy, so none of it matters and

I disagree, cache pollution always matters. Especially, if the cpu
does memcpy's using cache-bypass-on-miss.

Franks a lot,
David S. Miller
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