Remove x number of lines from beginning of file

Steve smorrey at
Thu Oct 25 17:07:18 MDT 2007

His numbers show a majority of time in the IO yes.  But there is still
time on the CPU, nicing it should cut that part down.  Maybe not
significantly, but hey it's worth a shot.

On 10/25/07, Nicholas Leippe <nick at> wrote:
> On Thursday 25 October 2007, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> > The basic solution to this problem (without just altering the file), is
> > really just applying a filter on top of the file. I believe that something
> > along this concept is already implemented, or easy to do with gnu/hurd. A
> > sort of merge between fuse concepts and loopback concepts, all available to
> > the user in 'user space' (user space is defined kinda different for the
> > hurd too iirc.) All very interesting.
> ReiserFS v4 may also provide a means to do this with their plugin
> architecture.
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