Re: IDE disks in Amigas
On Fri, 4 Apr 2008, Ingo Juergensmann wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 04, 2008 at 01:12:00PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > 4 MB in 4.06 seconds = 1008.11 kB/sec
> > Hmm... Indeed not so fast. As you have an '060 and I have an '040 on the
> > notorious A3640 CPU card, I'd expect higher numbers (at least 2 MiB/s).
> With DiskSpeed on AmigaOS I got 2.7 MB/s IIRC.
> > Does it improve without NCR_700 noise?
> Timing cached reads: 26 MB in 2.00 seconds = 12.97 MB/sec
> Timing buffered disk reads: 4 MB in 3.00 seconds = 1.33 MB/sec
IIRC, the old disks in my A4000 do 1.8 and 2.0 MB/s according to
DiskSpeed under AmigaOS. Linux is slower, though.
So I guess everything is OK :-(
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