Subject: Re: Comments about current sysinst (with 1.6ZA)
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 09/14/2003 11:31:15
On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 06:11:58PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> "Julio M. Merino Vidal" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > /var should appear before /usr, imho. Why? Because the beginning
> > of the disk is faster than the end,
> Have you tried benchmarking that lately? I suspect you would be hard
> pressed to find much effect on a modern drive.
For sequential reads it is noticable - look at any disk benchmarks.
(in fact it is only noticable on new drivers)
David Laight: email@example.com