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    SubjectRe: Linux decent performance

    On 6 Dec 1996, Andi Kleen wrote:

    > Nathan Bryant <nathan@burgessinc.com> writes:
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    > >
    > >
    > > I don't know about asynchronous I/O and locking shared memory, but linux
    > > does support raw partition devices, and always has.
    >
    > Linux doesn't support raw devices that aren't cached in the buffer
    > cache. I think he means this.

    The buffer cache should only increase performace. Unless Sybase uses its
    own caching algorithm, in which case the buffer cache is redundant. Is
    this the case?

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    | Nathan Bryant | Resident Unix Geek |
    | nathan@burgessinc.com | Burgess Business Solutions, Inc. |
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