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SubjectRe: Minutes from Feb 21 LSE Call
On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 01:28:30PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:

> _If_ it harms performance on small boxes.

You mean like the general slowdown from 2.4 - >2.5?

It seems to me for small boxes, 2.5.x is margianlly slower at most
things than 2.4.x.

I'm hoping and the code solidifes and things are tuned this gap will
go away and 2.5.x will inch ahead... hoping....

> The definitive Linux box appears to be $199 from Walmart right now,
> and its not SMP.

In two year this kind of hardware probably will be SMP (HT or some

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