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SubjectRe: Steps to open a file/handled by kernel?
On Thu, 10 Jan 2002, peter wrote:

| CC: all replies to: arevill@bigpond.net.au
| Hi guys, im in discussion with one of my compsci mates to start an
| intresting little project, its not concrete yet, not at all, i really
| need to get a good grasp of what im going to have to code before i
| decide to jump in or not, ill give you a quick run down
|
| Basically we want to make a sort of.. auto compression/uncompression of
| files as there accessed/not accessed, basically to save a hell of alot
| of space, but before we even BEGIN to do it, i really need to understand
| the calls and the "arguments" and the stages the kernel/userspace (if it
| is invovled (if userspace is even the right word!) takes to read from a
| file (and write to it while we are at it)
|
| any information people feel is relevant or any sort of url u can point
| me to or just a little guide of waht happens would be appreciiated,
| please CC: all msgs to arevill@bigpond.net.au

maybe this will help:
http://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/linux/vfs/trail.html#toc3

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~Randy

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