[vdr] vdr 1.3.35 & posix_fadvise

Stefan Huelswitt s.huelswitt at gmx.de
Sat Nov 5 14:59:39 CET 2005


On 05 Nov 2005 Ralf Müller <rmvdr at bj-ig.de> wrote:

> Stefan Huelswitt wrote:
>> 
>> tools.c:872: warning: posix_fadvise is not implemented and will always fail
> 
> You don't have to worry about this message - everthing will work as
> before even with this warning. You just don't get the extra feature of
> not trashing your buffer caches when recording a movie or when viewing a
> stored one.
> 
> To have an advantage of this new feature you will have to get a newer
> glibc and maybe a newer kernel. But sorry - no idea when they started to
> fully support posix_fadvise().

I'm not worried about the message but about the fact that the
feature doesn't work on my system :(

As far as I see, no 2.4.x kernel support the necessary syscall.

Regards.

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Stefan Huelswitt
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