Subject: Re: Lousy filesystem performance, or is it my motherboard?
To: None <>
From: Robert Dobbs <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/02/1994 23:47:36
>>Try making your filesys with eg.: newfs -d 0 -a 4 -n 1 
>Either "-n" is obsolescent, or the newfs manual page needs to document it.

-n is set to a default value of 8.  Some simpleminded testing indicates
that this is a reasonable value for the old ESDI drive on my 386. 
Check the newfs.c file