Subject: Re: RAW access to files
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/12/2001 23:02:39
> I didnt dare try an ffs with 1meg blocks and 128k fragments and
> 2-block readahead: would that have worked?

it's fact that netbsd NEEDs change to have MAX_IO not 64k but at least 1MB
for todays hardware.
todays drives which can do 42MB/s (real data tested with 7200rpm fujitsu)
and 7ms see can read 300kB/s in one seek time.