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SubjectRe: Scheduler ( was: Just a second ) ...

On Wed, 19 Dec 2001, David S. Miller wrote:
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> Then why do we have sendfile(), or that idiotic sys_readahead() ?
>
> Sending files over sockets are %99 of what most network servers are
> actually doing today, it is much more than 0.1% :-)

Well, that was true when the thing was written, but whether anybody _uses_
it any more, I don't know. Tux gets the same effect on its own, and I
don't know if Apache defaults to using sendfile or not.

readahead was just a personal 5-minute experiment, we can certainly remove
that ;)

Linus

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