Subject: Re: RAW access to files
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alfred Perlstein <email@example.com>
Date: 12/12/2001 12:52:47
* Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org> [011212 07:29] wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 07:23:17PM -0600, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> > Direct IO is a good idea, it prevents applications that are basically
> > doing a cache walk from blowing out all your cache.
> Are there comparisons to mmap() with appropriate madvise() ?
Yes... if you read the manpage. :)
-Alfred Perlstein [email@example.com]
'Instead of asking why a piece of software is using "1970s technology,"
start asking why software is ignoring 30 years of accumulated wisdom.'