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A sick idea - mmapped file output


Zack Weinberg wrote:-

> At the moment I only have access to Linux on an Intel box.  I have
> been told that this kernel does aggressive background readahead and
> prefaulting on mmaped files.

I believe you were using 2.2.x.  FWIW 2.4.x has vastly reduced mmap
latencies owing to combining the caches.

Neil.


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