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SubjectRe: file caching - how to always cache one file
On 19 May 1999, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> >>>>> "M" == <mark@hoist.nlcomm.com> writes:
>
> M> Hello there.
>
> M> I have a server here with one large database file that I would like to
> M> always be read cached, even if it isn't accessed for awhile..
>
> Have a root owned daemon do:
> fd = open(file, ....)
> mmap(fd, ....)
> mockall();
> or just mlock the map.
>
> Not quite trivial, but simipler than a kernel patch.
> Eric

Ohh! very creative! wouldn't it have to walk the file too or will the
mlock handle that? :)



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