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    SubjectRe: PATCH: killing read_ahead[]

    On Tue, 24 Oct 2000, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > I agree with you and Rik that this array needs to go away... but
    > ripping out the feature is not the answer, IMHO.

    Actually, the _real_ answer is to make fs/block_dev.c use the page cache
    instead - and generic_file_read() does read-ahead that actually improves
    performance, unlike the silly contortions that the direct block-dev
    read-ahead tries to do.


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