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Re: File Access: cache-on-HDD, more

On Mon, 16 Nov 1998, Nicholas Lee wrote:

> On Mon, 16 Nov 1998, Adrian Ratnapala wrote:
> > hdd cache: should we be doing it or the app?
> Leave it to the kernal in most cases.
> File caching I think that be should handled (via mmaps) by the kernal,
> with maybe some method to provide it hints (again thru the mmap
> functions).
Oops.  Not HDD cached in RAM, I mean CD cached in HDD. (Which
the kernel may cache in RAM as it sees fit).  I suspect such
issues might be better dealt with at the appliction, than PPlay
level, but I am not sure.