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SubjectRe: [PATCH] readahead: initial method - expected read size - fix fastcall
On Thu, 8 Jun 2006 16:13:52 +0800 Fengguang Wu wrote:
> It's interesting that copying of sparse file is more efficient with small
> readahead size :) I get the same conclusion, though with smaller differences:

How on earth can you copy the file without overwriting the target /dev/null?
As you saw, I could just "cat" the file. Size was:

root:sleipner:~# dd if=/dev/zero of=sparse bs=1M seek=5000 count=1
1+0 records in
1+0 records out
root:sleipner:~# ls -l sparse
1040 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 5243928576 Jun 8 10:26 sparse

5.2 fake GBs...

Mats Johannesson
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