Subject: Re: tunefs/newfs defaults
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/22/1999 04:04:43
On Sat, Aug 21, 1999 at 08:51:30PM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> An experiment on one of my other boxes showed that, at least under BSDI,
> setting rotdelay to 0 instead of the historical default of 4 produced a
> visible improvement in filesystem performance...
The defaults were changed years ago in NetBSD to disable some
of the optimizations that do not make sense on modern ZBR disks,
including defaulting rotdelay to 0.