Subject: Re: Why my life is sucking.
To: Brett Lymn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Herb Peyerl <email@example.com>
Date: 01/15/2001 21:08:38
firstname.lastname@example.org (Brett Lymn) wrote:
> Doesn't the mkdir play with ufs metadata which, IIRC, needs to be
> written _synchronously_ to disk which means that if your disk
> subsystem is not fast you will lose on synchronous operations whereas
> normal operations are using the buffer cache which _may_ mask a slow
> disk subsystem somewhat (that was what it is for ....)
3500 I/O's to do a mkdir?