Re: [Kiobuf-io-devel] RFC: Kernel mechanism: Compound event wait

From: Marcelo Tosatti (
Date: Thu Feb 08 2001 - 07:03:19 EST

On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:


> > How do you write high-performance ftp server without threads if select
> > on regular file always returns "ready"?
> Select can work if the access is sequential, but async IO is a more
> general solution.

Even async IO (ie aio_read/aio_write) should block on the request queue if
its full in Linus mind.

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