sleep + readahead
Posted Oct 16, 2005 17:48 UTC (Sun) by Ross
In reply to: sleep + readahead
Parent article: Adaptive file readahead
Seems like it would be caused by a lack of readahead. If the pages were being read in before they were needed they spin-up pause shouldn't cause a stall in playback. Maybe there should be an extra-aggressive readahead mode when disks are set to automatically spin down.
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