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SubjectRe: Special Kernel Modification
From said:
> Nope, last I checked O_DIRECT enforces buffer and file offset
> alignment. Normal apps wouldn't work very well at all.

Except that the apps won't be the ones doing O_DIRECT IO. It'll be UML, and
it can presumably provide whatever alignment is required.

> Maybe UML needs some hacks around the whole caching issue?

Not that I can see...


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