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Re: Device detection?

I wrote:
> I'm not sure I see why checkpointing every test should be particularly
> slow.

Michele Bini writes:
> Because you have to wait after every test for the checkpoint to
> be written to disk and the disk to be flushed

A few milliseconds, according to my measurements.  How many tests do we
need to do?

> and disk's builtin cache to be flushed, too

We're just hanging the bus, not killing the power.  The drive will flush
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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