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Re: Memory usage: buffer and cache

On Sun, 2004-10-24 at 12:32 +0530, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
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> On Friday 22 October 2004 04:53 pm, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > No, because Linux doesn't see the CPU cache.  I'd bet my last
> > kopek that Paul is talking about:
> I'm not sure but what do you mean when you say "Linux doesn't see the CPU 
> cache."
> On my Intel Centrino laptop the /proc/cpuinfo file does point out that the 
> processor has a 2mb capacity of L2 Cache.
> May be I'm wrong and have misunderstood the whole thread.

Linux sees that it's *there*, but doesn't/can't do anything with

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