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Re: Debbugs: The Next Generation

On Fri, 17 Aug 2001, Anthony Towns wrote:

> Of course, it looks like either (a) Linux's fs caches have much better
> complexity, as long as you've got the RAM to use them, or (b) the

Once you have enough ram to hold dentries for the entire directory the 
conversion of path name to inode is fast. ext2 only has bad
characteristics on dentry misses. There is another wack of ram still to
put in that should improve things even further when we can get 2.4 to run
on it.


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