Subject: Re: disk access slow!!
To: None <>
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: macbsd-development
Date: 04/25/1995 09:55:15
> Hi!


> some days ago I tried to simply read from the raw SCSI device with dd
> (dd if=/dev/rsd0c of=/dev/null) and got only about 95k/s (from a
> FUJITSU 1GB drive - I get about 900k under MacOS). From my 40MB IBM I
> get 58k - which seems to be ok in relation. But the absolute values
> make me worry if there's something desperately wrong in my system -
> what can it be? I'm running MacBSD 1.0 on a IIx (1.0 Kernel).

The problem is likely just that the SCSI driver is a pile of junk
(but it works, usually ;-).  The atari port has a driver that looks
much better and I'd like to see it ported to the mac68k port, but
I'm personally swamped for a while...

Any volunteers?


Allen Briggs - end killing - ** MacBSD == NetBSD/mac68k **