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SubjectRe: Would you please help me?
On Wed, 4 Oct 2000, Huang QingHua wrote:

> When I am studying source code.I can not understand the
> relation between "reading a page from" and "reading a block from
> disk".

A "page" is the hardware VM page size (usually 4kB or 8 kB)

A "block" is usually the size in which the filesystem allocates
disk space (usually 1kB to 4kB).


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

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