Subject: Re: Reading DLT does not stream?
To: NetBSD Users <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Aaron J. Grier <email@example.com>
Date: 09/01/2004 10:15:29
On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 11:25:40AM +0300, Jukka Marin wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 10:20:07AM +0200, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> > Try something like "dd if=/dev/rst1 of=/dev/null bs=10240" and see if it
> > streams.
> > That will make sure you're not limiting yourself by another device.
> It does not stream. Reads some data, rewinds, reads more, rewinds.. sigh.
try playing with the blocksize IE:
dd if=/dev/rst1 of=/dev/null bs=64k
dd if=/dev/rst1 of=/dev/null bs=512k
dd if=/dev/rst1 of=/dev/null bs=1024k
Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." | firstname.lastname@example.org
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