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Linux 3.0 Will Be Faster Than 2.6.39 179

sfcrazy writes "While we were thinking that the announcement of 3.x branch was nothing more than Linus' mood swing, it seems there is more to it. Linus wrote on the Linux Kernel Mailing List, '3.0 will still be noticeably faster than 2.6.39 due to the other changes made (ie the read-ahead), so yes, the regression itself is fixed.'"
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Linux 3.0 Will Be Faster Than 2.6.39

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Numeric stability is probably not all that important when you're guessing.