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I want something similar

I want something similar

Posted Feb 24, 2005 18:09 UTC (Thu) by jsbarnes (guest, #4096)
In reply to: I want something similar by ncm
Parent article: Flushing the page cache from user space

fadvise and madvise could provide this feature for programs like tar &
xine. madvise(addr, len, MADV_DONTNEED) will tell the kernel that a
given virtual address range is unlikely to be accessed again anytime
soon, and I believe there's an equivalent for files as well.


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