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SubjectRE: How to make Linux scale up WRT bandwidth and size?
On Thu, 29 Apr 1999, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:

> You can't mmap block devices. I don't think avoiding the filesystem
> will help particularly, though you could avoid some filesystem
> overhead in the real-time path by preallocating the file.

How come I can mmap() /dev/zero ?

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