joelbryan: and I like to share this. I'm fascinated about this observation, can you tell me if this has a sense at all, but when I /usr/lib/cat * > /dev/null everything works faster! tried it too in openoffice and firefox. (16:25:16) infinity: joelbryan: You're reading files into memory (then throwing them away), so the disk cache is being seeded and you don't have to re-read from the disk the next time you access it. (16:25:22) infinity: joelbryan: Nothing weird about it.
because of this fascination, I've done a script to warm up the disk cache.
"grep so" --> file should be used to find only binary.
- make it load during init process?
Ooops! this is what readahead exactly does. hihi! :-D - My mistake!