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Re: Boot poster challenge



Alan Cox wrote:

Disks are very very seek constrained. You get wonderful performance reading
linear data. The moment you read a lot of scattered files or a file with a
lot of segments you will get low performance - even more so on laptops than
desktops



How much of a factor is rotational latency? Or does sucking entire track into buffer
make rotational latency a non-factor these days?


73 de Jeff


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