Subject: Re: Reading DLT does not stream?
To: NetBSD Users <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: netbsd-users
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." |
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