Subject: Re: ahc and raidframe questions
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg Lehey <email@example.com>
Date: 06/27/1999 11:19:49
On Saturday, 26 June 1999 at 17:35:12 -0700, David Brownlee wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Jun 1999, Greg Lehey wrote:
>> Figures I've seen suggest that the DPT SmartRaid III and IV have
>> serious throughput problems on write. If anybody has figures, or
>> wants to get them, I'd be interested in collecting them. Again, I'd
>> plug my rawio program (ftp://ftp.lemis.com/pub/rawio.tar.gz), which
>> bypasses buffer cache and thus gives more accurate results for the
>> underlying storage equipment.
> Greg - any chance I could persuade you to create a pkgsrc entry
> for rawio? It should be pretty easy to do and would get it shipped
> on NetBSD CDs etc...
Sure, it wouldn't be difficult at all. First I want to put it into
the FreeBSD ports collection, but I have some Linux changes to merge,
and the person who submit them completely reindented everything, so
I'm summoning up courage to fix things up. Also, the NetBSD hooks are
a little primitive:
#define srandomdev() srand ((unsigned) time (NULL))
I'll take a look at that, too, when I have time.
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