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SubjectRe: dd PATCH: add conv=direct
On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 05:03:58PM -0500, Andy Isaacson wrote:
> Linux-kernel: is this patch horribly wrong?
> to force O_DIRECT. The enclosed patch adds a "conv=direct" flag to
> enable this usage.

Adding the functionality to conv= doesn't seem right to me. conv= is
for converting the data in some way. This is just changing the way data
is written. Right?

Have you looked at lmdd? It supports O_DIRECT and many other things not
in the standard dd.
Nate Straz
sgi, inc
Linux Test Project
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