Subject: Re: Really bad performance when doing newfs
To: Alexander Bernauer <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/05/2006 09:59:19
On Sat, Feb 04, 2006 at 05:46:09PM +0100, Alexander Bernauer wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 07:19:40PM -0600, Johan A.van Zanten wrote:
> > (Are there even cooked devices for drives in Linux?)
> Linux does not distinguish between raw and block devices. 

It does, the devices like /dev/hda are block devices. To have a raw
device, you need to configure one of the /dev/rawN nodes with the raw(8)