Re: Linux decent performance

Alan Cox (
Fri, 6 Dec 1996 21:55:25 +0000 (GMT)

> Does O_SYNC do write-through caching or no caching at all?

write through. But you are the only user of the data anyway

> Other needed features are memory locking and async I/O... what's
> the status of that stuff?

memory locking is in 2.0. async I/O you can do but not via the standard
API. For a big database vendor thats as good as 'not present'. The API
needs doing at some point.