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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 :-)

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