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SubjectRe: Linux decent performance

On 6 Dec 1996, Andi Kleen wrote:

> Nathan Bryant <nathan@burgessinc.com> writes:
>
> >
> >
> > 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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