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SubjectRe: Request: I/O request recording
On Sun, 2004-01-25 at 00:53, Davide Libenzi wrote:
> > So it's all an attempt to optimise the boot-time I/O patterns. It was
> > pretty much a waste of time, gaining only 10% or so, from memory. You
> > could get just as much or more speedup from simply launching all the
> > initscripts in parallel, although this did tend to break stuff.
> >
> > Anyway, the code's ancient but might provide some ideas:
> >
> >
> Warning. I don't know if they do have a patent for this, but MS does this
> starting from XP (look inside %WINDIR%\PreFetch). It is both boot and app
> based.

And tomorrow, they'll say the have patented the hamburger recipe, or the
euclidean triangle, or... who knows. C'mon... The world is going crazy!

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