readahead(2) - Linux
mike at urgle.com
Thu Mar 6 13:57:59 UTC 2008
Julian Elischer wrote:
> Ivan Voras wrote:
>> Ed Schouten wrote:
>>> * carlos neira <cneirabustos at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> is there an equivalent of readahead syscall in linux , for freebsd ?.
>>>> i was looking at http://preload.sourceforge.net/ , and it needs
>>>> this .
>>> Maybe a mmap(), followed by a madvise()?
>> Or an open() followed by a read() loop? :) If the goal is to preload the
>> files, this one is certainly going to do it :)
> the aim is to load it into system memory but not copy anything into
> user memory.
sendfile(2) to /dev/null, perhaps.
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