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SubjectRe: [patch] preemptive kernel, preemptive-2.3.52-A7
On Sun, Mar 26, 2000 at 06:44:30PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> yodaiken@fsmlabs.com writes:
> >
> > Solution2: reduced copy writes.
> > Improved responsiveness
> > Improved throughput
> > Appropriate use of modern scatter/gather I/O hardware.
>
> And how would you implement a shared buffer cache with that ?

We've already got raw io so we don't commit to having everything in
a buffer cache. But we can have a buffer cache by requiring libc to
use
write:
if size is too big
syscall get_kiobuf_handle ptr,size, COW
write_kiobuff(handle);
or something similar.





>
>
> -Andi

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