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    SubjectBuffer and Page cache coherent? was: Strange IDE performance change in 2.6.1-rc1 (again)
    On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 02:40:03PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > No effort was made to optimise buffered blockdev reads because it is not
    > very important and my main interest was in data coherency and filesystem
    > metadata consistency.

    Does that mean that blockdev reads will populate the pagecache in 2.6?
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