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SubjectRe: Tuning Linux for high-speed disk subsystems
> this isn't quite true. use either the RH kernel, the -ac series, or the
> attached patch (for 2.4.15-pre4). Then set /proc/sys/vm/max-readahead to 511 or
> 1023 (power of 2 minus 1)
> this should allow you to generate large enough io's for streaming reads to do
> what you are looking for.

What does the setting mean? The number of pages?
Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk, MCSE, MCNE, CLS, LCA

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