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Obvious Answer?

Obvious Answer?

Posted Dec 19, 2010 6:42 UTC (Sun) by Fowl (subscriber, #65667)
In reply to: Typo by quotemstr
Parent article: Unmapped page cache control

Or just the disabling the cache on the guests? Thereby allowing them to all share the host's.

What am I missing?

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Obvious Answer?

Posted Dec 19, 2010 7:07 UTC (Sun) by quotemstr (subscriber, #45331) [Link]

It's easier and less invasive to configure a program to use unbuffered IO for a particular program's access to a particular file (a virtual disk in this case) than to disable buffering for a whole operating system, which might be actually be impossible.

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