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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.4-ac10
On Fri, 18 May 2001, Sasi Peter wrote:
> On Thu, 17 May 2001, Rik van Riel wrote:
>
> > Or are you just comparing with 2.2 and you'd rather
> > have 2.2 performance? ;)
>
> Actually, yes. Doing fileserving with Samba, and also using the box
> interactively feels better with 2.2, and also the average TCP througput
> (measured by iptraf) seems higher.

This part is probably mostly due to the inode and dentry
cache balancing being completely broken in current 2.4
kernels. Expect a patch soon (I'm running something really
ugly right now here at home, I'll make something cleaner).

regards,

Rik
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