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  1. #1

    about buffer or page cache?


    Hello, I want to implement my own buffer cache management algorithm in ext3 fs.

    Where I start? Besides, do anyone know the difference between buffer cache and page cache? I just read understanding linux kernel. But still confuse..
    Thank you.

  2. #2

    buffer cache and page cache

    The difference between buffer cache.Blocks in memory is the buffer.Page contains buffers.Suppose if the size of buffer is 1KB then the size of page tends to be 4KB.For further verification see the link below
    what is difference between page cache and buffer cache? | KernelTrap

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