[bittorrent] Introductory/endgame algorithms

Jari Sundell sundell.software at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 09:09:50 EDT 2005


On 9/28/05, Olaf van der Spek <olafvdspek at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> If there's enough RAM, can't you simply prefetch all files completely into
> RAM?
>

I haven't considered doing this explicitly, I use mmap'ed files directly and
the kernel keeps the pages in memory if there's room. If the user wants to
preload the files, he may use dd or similar to dump them into /dev/null.

--
Rakshasa

Nyaa?
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