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    SubjectRe: PATCH: Raw device IO for 2.1.131

    On Wed, 16 Dec 1998, Chris Evans wrote:

    [1]
    > > There is also the fact that raw io for databases IS faster. Whatever type
    > > filesystem you design, doesn't matter since we know which blocks to write

    [2]
    > Well from Linus' comments it sounds like raw devices won't be appearing in
    > 2.3, or indeed, ever.

    well, my interpretation is that [2] was said only because [1] is false. So
    the rest of your conclusions are false too.

    -- mingo


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