Subject: Re: RAW access to files
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/11/2001 11:38:22
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On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 07:42:07PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > this is more often called "direct i/o" or "unbuffered i/o".
> > it's on the list of things I want to add, but I haven't had time yet.
> it would be really good! with support in common mpeg/divx players etc..
> and with option in cp and dd
Why do you think that "raw" I/O would be more efficient than the filesystem
+ buffer cache doing readahead?=20
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