On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 01:43:51PM -0500, Tony Nelson wrote:
I think you're saying that the daemon will terminate after
during boot, but the readahead.whenever files will only be regenerated when
I'm not sure if we need to run the daemon for every boot. I don't
know how expensive is our audit system... we will see.
a separate command is run. Thus, after installing, say, a new
readahead.d/default.later file will have stale entries in it until the user
Prepare a new version of the readahead.d/default.later file is
very simple (one qsort) and I think it will be possible to do it
automatically. So, without a separate command.
More attractive is to generate final version of the lists where
filenames are sorted by first data block -- see "fast mode" in
Now in FC6 readahead supports the "full mode" only. The readahead in
FC7 will support both modes, but regenerate lists for "fast mode" is
more expensive -- it seems like a good job for cron or some manually
notices and runs that command. I expect it will become clear when I
examine the source.
Yeah, that's always more clear than my mails. Sorry ;-)
Karel Zak <kzak(a)redhat.com>