Subject: Re: Why my life is sucking.
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: enami tsugutomo <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/16/2001 14:13:33 (Brett Lymn) writes:

> 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 ....)

As far as reading the source, 3687+7io is 3687 read and 7 write.