Re: How to bypass buffer caches?

From: Andries Brouwer (
Date: Thu Feb 13 2003 - 18:36:42 EST

> On Thu, 13 Feb 2003 12:51:19 EST, Bruno Diniz de Paula said:
> > But what if "/dev/hda7" already has an ext2 fs set up. How am I supposed
> > to know which phisical blocks in the disk correspond to each of my files
> > in the ext2 mapping, that is, "/var/somefile" or "/usr/local/otherfile"?
> The quick answer: Don't do that. ;)

But if you insist, there is the FIBMAP ioctl.
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