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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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