Subject: Re: RAW access to files
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/09/2001 20:02:27
On Sun, 9 Dec 2001, Wojciech Puchar wrote:

> 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

Does mmap() and madvise() with MADV_SEQUENTIAL not help here?

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