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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM, rawio, ext2?



On Sat, Aug 25, 2001 at 01:13:29PM +1000, Nathan Scott wrote:
> hi,
> 
> Does Sybase use O_DIRECT? (Direct I/O) - if so, you can use a
> filesystem which supports this (like XFS) to achieve what you
> describe above.
> 
> I understand some database vendors recommend this above raw I/O
> because its easier to backup (using filesystem backup tools).

Getting off-topic now, but as far as I know, no.  Is it possible to use
chattr or some other tool to force it to open in O_DIRECT mode?

-Dave



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