Subject: Re: RAW access to files
To: David Laight <David.Laight@btinternet.com>
From: Alfred Perlstein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/12/2001 17:00:43
* David Laight <David.Laight@btinternet.com> [011212 16:15] wrote:
> > Or does MADV_WILLNEED not trigger pageins?
> > > I didnt dare try an ffs with 1meg blocks and 128k fragments and
> > > 2-block readahead: would that have worked?
> > Ooo. You're twisted. I love it.
> How about using a separate thread to fault in the required pages
> (in advance of the main process). Maybe need to map shared and
> use a child process...
hence "team" which has been around for ages.
-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.'