From: Rik van Riel on
On 02/23/2010 10:10 PM, Wu Fengguang wrote:
> Some applications (eg. blkid, id3tool etc.) seek around the file
> to get information. For example, blkid does
> seek to 0
> read 1024
> seek to 1536
> read 16384
> The start-of-file readahead heuristic is wrong for them, whose
> access pattern can be identified by lseek() calls.
> So test-and-set a READAHEAD_LSEEK flag on lseek() and don't
> do start-of-file readahead on seeing it. Proposed by Linus.
> Acked-by: Linus Torvalds<torvalds(a)>
> Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang<fengguang.wu(a)>

Acked-by: Rik van Riel <riel(a)>
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