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    SubjectRe: O_DIRECT question
    Mark Lord wrote:
    > You guys need to backup in this thread.
    > Every example of O_DIRECT here could be replaced with
    > calls to mmap(), msync(), and madvise() (or posix_fadvise).

    No. How about handling IO errors? There is no practical way for it with

    > In addition to being at least as fast as O_DIRECT,
    > these have the added benefit of using the page cache
    > (avoiding reads for data already present, handling multiple
    > users of the same data, etc..).

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