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From dean gaudet <d...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: FW: Apache Optimization - Post-graduate Research
Date Sun, 30 Sep 2001 10:30:43 GMT
On Thu, 27 Sep 2001, Brian Pane wrote:

> The other big complication is that we'd need a way to avoid blocking
> on disk reads if a client requests a file that isn't currently in the
> filesystem cache.  I guess mincore(2) would work in cases where we happen
> to have the file mmap'ed, but is there a way to tell whether a sendfile
> call will block on a filesystem read?

there's no async sendfile equivalent that i know of ... although i think
something of that sort is available in some linux patches and planned for
the 2.5 kernel.

-dean


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