Re: ext3 or xfs for desktop laptop
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Nate Bargmann wrote:
> * David R. Litwin <email@example.com> [2006 Jun 10 17:10
>> A swap *file* does the same thing a swap *partition* does.
> This begs some objective test data, not opinion. HT is being
> touted as a feature of high end Intel based workstations. If its
> performance is detrimental to Linux, then I expect the kernel and
> glibc developers to either be addressing the problems or working
> around them. I'll admit to not following LKM closely, but I've
> not read anything in Linux Journal nor elsewhere (including this
> fine list) that those of us running Linux should avoid HT
> I have been considering an HT based machine and would like to
> learn of any potential pitfalls.
The h/w emulates 2 CPUs. Thus, even more than a single CPU
switching contexts, the HT-enabled CPU adds the overhead of trying
to pretend it's 2 CPUs.
Remember: the CPU only has X amount of processing power.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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