Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 12:33:36 +0100, Philipp Reisner <philipp.reisner at linbit.com> wrote: > > Assumption: Maybe because the mirrored partition is behind the > root partition, and harddisk are slower on the outer > cylinders than on the inner cylinders. > I do a lot of dd if=/dev/hda of=/dev/hdc type of disk duplicating. Using iostat -d to monitor the disk speed, I definately see a drop off in speed during the process. I have assumed like you that disks are slower on the outer cylinders. Greg