Subject: Re: Readahead
To: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kamal Prasad <email@example.com>
Date: 09/09/2002 21:40:32
read() system call will probably not do any
read-ahead. but libc code (fread() for eg.) will do
readahead as well as some other buffering.
pl. correct me if Im wrong.
--- Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Can someone give me a brief explanation, with
> pointers to the
> appropriate source files, of how readahead works in
> NetBSD? A few
> months ago I was sure I'd found some code that
> triggered 64K reads
> if it detected sequential file reads, but I can't
> seem to find it
> any more.
> Curt Sampson <email@example.com> +81 90 7737 2974
> Don't you know, in this new Dark Age, we're all
> light. --XTC
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