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Re: user defined cache

To: Warwick Boote <wboote@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: user defined cache
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2008 14:03:15 +1000
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On Fri, Jul 04, 2008 at 12:40:05PM +1000, Warwick Boote wrote:
> Hi all,
> Do you know of setting or layered file system that enables me to define
> a large buffer in main memory and cache writes to this buffer?

I know there's wrapper libraries that do this - like FFIO -
but I don't think there's a free one.

However, why doesn't the page cache do what you want already?


Dave Chinner

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