Subject: Re: Why my life is sucking.
To: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jim Wise <email@example.com>
Date: 01/16/2001 01:59:07
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On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Bill Sommerfeld wrote:
>> As far as reading the source, 3687+7io is 3687 read and 7 write.
>So, there's one thing which mkdir() does in ffs which is different
>from other sorts of file creation... it tries to put the directory in
>a different cylinder group from the one it's parent lives in..
Hmmm. Dumb question: is this intended as a speed optimization or as a
reliability optimization (I can think of explanations for either :-) ).
If speed, is this still meaningful with modern disks?
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