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    SubjectRe: [Kiobuf-io-devel] RFC: Kernel mechanism: Compound event wait


    On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:

    <snip>

    > > How do you write high-performance ftp server without threads if select
    > > on regular file always returns "ready"?
    >
    > Select can work if the access is sequential, but async IO is a more
    > general solution.

    Even async IO (ie aio_read/aio_write) should block on the request queue if
    its full in Linus mind.








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