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SubjectRe: (fwd) Re: [RFC] mount flag "direct"
On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 11:19:21PM +0100, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> At 22:48 03/09/02, Peter T. Breuer wrote:
> >What one has to get rid of is cached metadata state. I'm open to suggestions.
> This is crazy. I don't think you understand what that actually implies. I
> will give you a real world example below.

It is crazy, but probably achievable. One could wrap all VFS ops (read,
write, rename, unlink, etc) to do:


> I am completely serious, we are talking at least hundreds of milliseconds
> possibly even several seconds to read that single byte.
> What was that about 50GiB/sec performance again...?

Well, you'll probably get 50B/sec from it..


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