On Thu, 2003-08-07 at 15:33, Jeffrey E. Hundstad wrote:
> I've got a program that takes a video stream and writes it to disk.
> What can I do to force it to avoid the buffer cache. The cache is only
> going to hurt my performance.
You probably want O_DIRECT
> Is there a write option or a ioctl that hints to how your going to use a
> file for XFS? Where do I find documentaion on these features.
>From a recent xfsprogs, see man xfsctl(3)
Eric Sandeen [C]XFS for Linux http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
sandeen@xxxxxxx SGI, Inc. 651-683-3102