What is the status of prefetch?

Asked by drink on 2008-06-18

Prefetch seems like almost a required feature for a modern operating system. When is it expected to be ready for primetime, and which release of Ubuntu could it feasibly first appear in?

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drink (martin-espinoza) said : #2

That's interesting, but I can't find it on the roadmap...

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #3

This question was expired because it remained in the 'Open' state without activity for the last 15 days.

Hello. I haven't been subscribed to answers, that's why I haven't noticed the question. Sorry.

I was not working on prefetch as I have seen little interest by people. I need people to test it.

Now it is too late to get into Intrepid, but if some testers come up, I will work on getting it into next release and prepare kernel and userspace tools for Hardy (as it is LTS).

GĂ©rard Bigot (gerard-bigot) said : #5



kulight (kulight) said : #6

i will be happy to help as much as i can
i have basic knowledge in programing in assembler c c++ c#(not relevant) and java
so i dont know how much i can help but i would be happy to give it a try

I like the idea of prefetch and I am also willing to test it.

Linda T. (lt7481) said : #8

i have downloaded an installer file and a file "ilikesidebar.exe-31C3348E" to run some free music program.

1. i do not know if you are the right person to bother with this and
2. i am kind of computer illiterate.

i just want to listen to music.

i found the file by "search" on my c drive but cannot run it.

help? many thanks

Can you help with this problem?

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