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    SubjectRe: Is sendfile all that sexy?

    On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Pavel Machek wrote:

    > > TWO observations:
    > > - Given Linux's non-pre-emptability of the kernel i get the feeling that
    > > sendfile could starve other user space programs. Imagine trying to send a
    > > 1Gig file on 10Mbps pipe in one shot.
    > Hehe, try sigkilling process doing that transfer. Last time I tried it
    > it did not work.

    From Alexey's response: it does get descheduled possibly every sndbuf
    send. So you should be able to sneak that sigkill.


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