Subject: Re: other backup technologies?
To: Jukka Marin <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/05/1997 15:00:46
On Mon, 6 Jan 1997, Jukka Marin wrote:

> Would you recommend async for disks like a news spool?  Is it functional
> under 1.2?  With ccd?

To the second and third, yes and yes.

To the first, `that depends.' If your bottleneck is the history
file (which should always be on a separate disk of its own), turning
on async won't increase performance; it will simply make you loose
more data in the event of a crash.


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