Re: linux-2.4.10-pre5

Alex Bligh - linux-kernel (
Tue, 11 Sep 2001 17:07:13 +0100

--On Tuesday, September 11, 2001 6:07 PM +0200 Daniel Phillips
<> wrote:

> There is clearly something nonoptimal about the hardware readahead and/or
> caching.

Partly I guess that the disk h/w cache is the wrong side of a potential
IO bottleneck - i.e. you can read faster from main memory than from
any disk cache.

Alex Bligh
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