Subject: Re: RAW access to files
To: Wojciech Puchar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 12/09/2001 16:15:37
On Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 03:24:30PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > >
> > > 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?
> if r* device is used - no so i can use raw device for that.
> but this is not very easy to change partitioning every hour ;)
> raw file access would be nice.
Why do you need this at all?