Re: More on O_STREAMING (goodby read pauses)

From: Robert Love (
Date: Wed Oct 09 2002 - 17:43:52 EST

On Wed, 2002-10-09 at 18:23, J.A. Magallon wrote:

> But I did the test with an addition: read a 1Gb file and print an '*'
> after every 10M. Without O_STREAMING, when memory fills, the 'progress
> bar' stalls for a few seconds while pages are sent to disk.
> So the patch also favours a constant sustained rate of read from the
> disk. Very interesting for things like video edition and so on.
> I like it ;).

This is 100% the point of the patch and hopefully the point I proved
when I first posted it.

        Robert Love

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