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FADVISE(1) User Commands FADVISE(1)
fadvise - utility to use the posix_fadvise system call
fadvise [-a advice] [-o offset] [-l length] filename fadvise [-a advice] [-o offset] [-l length] -d file-descriptor
fadvise is a simple command wrapping posix_fadvise system call that is for predeclaring an access pattern for file data.
-d, --fd file-descriptor Apply the advice to the file specified with the file descriptor instead of open a file specified with a file name. -a, --advice advice See the command output with --help option for available values for advice. If this option is omitted, "dontneed" is used as default advice. -o, --offset offset Specifies the beginning offset of the range, in bytes. If this option is omitted, 0 is used as default advice. -l, --length length Specifies the length of the range, in bytes. If this option is omitted, 0 is used as default advice.
Masatake YAMATO <email@example.com>
For bug reports, use the issue tracker at https://github.com/util-linux/util-linux/issues.
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