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Re: [rkrusty@tdyc.com: Re: kfloppy works ?]

> > for ext2 it'll take about that...  it takes about 5 seconds to do 10
> > seconds to do 5 gigs...
>   So for you it is normal ? For msdso format, superformat takes about one 
> minute (format+check), whereas kfloppy takes about two seconds...

hmm...let me run some tests outside of kfloppy...

as you see below... mkdosfs taks about 5.6 seconds and mke2fs takes 2.5

the only difference between this and running kfloppy is I don't see the
output below.

rkrusty@tootie:~$ time mkdosfs /dev/fd0
mkdosfs 2.6 (28 Nov 2000)
real    0m5.670s
user    0m0.000s
sys     0m0.050s

rkrusty@tootie:~$ time mke2fs /dev/fd0
mke2fs 1.19, 13-Jul-2000 for EXT2 FS 0.5b, 95/08/09
Filesystem label=
OS type: Linux
Block size=1024 (log=0)
Fragment size=1024 (log=0)
184 inodes, 1440 blocks
72 blocks (5.00%) reserved for the super user
First data block=1
1 block group
8192 blocks per group, 8192 fragments per group
184 inodes per group
Writing inode tables: done
Writing superblocks and filesystem accounting information: done
real    0m2.586s
user    0m0.000s
sys     0m0.060s

Ivan E. Moore II
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