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Re: compat_linux and AIO
On Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 04:07:38PM +0000, Paul_Koning%Dell.com@localhost wrote:
> > I am playing with oracle XE on 6.0_RC2 and ktrace tells me that this
> > requires Linux aio_* system calls.
> > [...]
> Is there any advantage to using aio rather than regular I/O from
> threads? I've used both (aio only a little) and found aio rather
> hard to use while multithreading with conventional thread-blocking
> I/O seems easy and intuitive.
Yes. There's a reason Linux has real aio now and not just
aio-done-with-threads like they used to: scaling. Threads are fairly
David A. Holland
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