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Re: Disk performance when installing packages

On Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 10:47:23AM -0300, Jeronimo Pellegrini wrote:
> :: On Mon, 31 Jul 2000 21:19:29 -0700, kmself@ix.netcom.com said:

> > Above
> > all that, IDE performance tends to suck a whole lot more CPU juice than
> > SCSI does (I run SCSI on two of three disks).
> Oh, well... But SCSI disks are absolutely expensive... :-(

Pricewatch.com (IIRC) does a good job of comparing best prices for
various bits of hardware.  I believe SCSI commands a 2x premium.  Buy
accordingly -- for big fat storage, EIDE.  For more heavily demanded
drives, SCSI.  Either way, 9-20 GB is downright cheap.

> Thank you. I'll install xosview later.

	apt-get install xosview

...easy as pie.

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