[CentOS] loading a program in memory for faster startup

Jerry Geis geisj at pagestation.com
Sun Nov 1 02:44:42 UTC 2009


After searching for a way to load a program in memory for fast start time
I found preload.sourceforge.net

I then kept looking and found CentOS 5 has readahead_early and 
readahead_later.

I have (2) questions.

1) the /etc/readahead.d/default.later file has firefox 1.5 preloads 
mentioned. That seems REALLY old.
shouldnt that be updated?

2) can I just add the path to oowriter to /etc/readahead.d/default.later 
and oowriter will be ready
all the time to just run from memory and wont have to load from disk?

Is there a /etc/readahead.d/local type file to add oowriter to instead 
of default.later?

Thanks,

Jerry



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