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    SubjectRe: Blocksize question
    On Thu, 23 Apr 1998, Sieger Ralf AI wrote:

    > I can't set the blocksize for a device higher than the actual page size.
    > A higher blocksize would be good for the throughput which I want to
    > achieve :-)
    > Is there an easy way to avoid this limitations?

    Linux does readahead anyways, so the throughput will be
    a lot higher than block-by-block reading anyway.

    > Or are there other ways to increase the throughput?

    If you want to make the readahead more agressive, you can
    always hack /usr/src/linux/mm/filemap.c...

    > A hint to a solution would be enough.

    Hope this helps :-)

    Rik.
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