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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.


"What you're running that piece of shit Gnome?!?!"
-- Miguel de Icaza, UKUUG 2000

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