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Bug 255983 - sys-apps/readahead A configurable script to speed up boot process
Summary: sys-apps/readahead A configurable script to speed up boot process
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Default Assignee for New Packages
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-01-22 11:51 UTC by Gabriel Máculus
Modified: 2015-11-19 13:00 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Gabriel Máculus 2009-01-22 11:51:33 UTC
The readahead reads the contents of a list of files into memory, which causes them to be read from cache when they are actually needed. Its goal is to speed up the boot process. 

Reproducible: Always
Comment 1 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-01-23 22:02:56 UTC
Not to be confused with which got added today as sys-apps/sreadahead. ;-)
Comment 2 Patrice Clement gentoo-dev 2015-11-19 13:00:52 UTC
"readahead was obsoleted by ​systemd-readahead, which is part of systemd."