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SubjectRe: More on 2.2.18pre2aa2

--On 09/11/00 15:02:34 +0200 Andrea Arcangeli <> wrote:
> In 2.2.18pre2aa2.bz2 there's a latency bugfix, now a:
> read(fd, &buf, 0x7fffffff)
> write(fd, &buf, 0x7fffffff)
> sendfile(src, dst, NULL, 0x7fffffff)
> doesn't hang the machine anymore for several seconds. (well, really they
> are all three still a bit buggy because they don't interrupt themself when
> a signal arrives so we can't use senfile for `cp` of files smaller than 2g
> yet... but at least now you can do something in parallel even if you are
> so lucky to have some giga of fs cache)

Thanks Andrea, Andi, new patch is attached, with the warning messages
removed. The first patch got munged somewhere between test machine and
mailer, please don't use it.

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