Subject: Re: RAW access to files
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/09/2001 15:07:38
On Wed, 5 Dec 2001, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> is it possible to do read/write access to regular files without buffer
> cache?
> of course requests and position in file will be padded to 4 or 8kB

I don't think this is possible.

Which reminds me: 
are block reads/writes  from/to disk devices cached in the buffer cache?
(We came across this last week when talking about databases & speed

 - Hubert

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