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SubjectRe: RFC: Remove swap file support
On Sat, Jul 14, 2001 at 11:35:52AM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

I can't see how any device that doesn't support read or writing
just a byte can be a character device.

For requests smaller than the natural block size, you buffer and throw
away... this will surely suck for writing do a hd byte-by-byte though

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