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RE: hdparam (was Re: Linux Network Performance Slower Than NT, please help)



which would be 24 MB/sec for my 80MB/sec max. I am getting more like
15%. I guess that's my gripe then. Any tips on how to get closer to 30%?

I never expected 80 MB/sec, but a lot more than 13 MB/sec.

charles

On Sat, 4 Nov 2000, Jamin Collins wrote:

> In answer to your first statement about drive max speeds.  They are just
> that max speeds.  They are not sustained speeds.  I fell under the same
> misconception (has to do with how manufacturers advertise the product).  In
> practice if I get 30% or more of the max transfer rate as a sustained rate,
> I'm feeling pretty happy.
> 
> Jamin W. Collins
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Galpin [mailto:cgalpin lighthouse-software com]
> Sent: Friday, November 03, 2000 10:48 PM
> To: redhat-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: hdparam (was Re: Linux Network Performance Slower Than NT,
> please help) 
> 
> 
> Thanks to you and Scott Sharkey for responding.
> 
> I'm not trying to play dumb or anything. I realize it's newer technology
> which has higher maximums. I guess I'm really just surprised that a
> controller/disk combination which is supposed to have a maximum rate of
> 80MB/sec only gets 13 MB/sec in practice :(. I paid way too much for that
> stuff when I bought it too :)





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