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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: PATCH: killing read_ahead[]
    On Wed, 25 Oct 2000, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:

    > I've reviewed the patch. It's affect seems minimal and will not
    > break NWFS as proposed -- it looks like, however, it will reduce
    > the performance slightly of EXT2/3 with iozone for read ahead
    > since the first section of the patch limits the read ahead
    > window size.

    Ummm, please read it again ;)

    The patch actually /increases/ the readahead size when
    we start to read a file from the beginning.

    regards,

    Rik
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