Subject: Re: RAW access to files
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/09/2001 20:22:20
> > 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?
example - program that process files of hundred MB's or larger. with
buffer cache it's slower and pollutes bufcache on multiuser system.

another example will be movie playing