Re: SCSI or IDE
On Fri, Nov 29, 2002 at 07:32:52AM -0800, Eric Jennings wrote:
> My real world tests below:
> # hdparm -T /dev/sda1
> Timing buffer-cache reads: 128 MB in 1.01 seconds =126.73 MB/sec
You should probably try to time the disk reads, not the buffer cache...
BTW, on my RAID5 setup (4 drives) with a 3Ware card, hdparm gives
pretty much the same result as a single drive.
I believe that the performance is enhanced in random access, not
linear, like hdparm does.