[DRBD-user] The need for speed

Carson Gaspar carson at taltos.org
Tue Nov 30 17:28:37 CET 2004

--On Friday, November 19, 2004 9:24 AM -0500 Greg Freemyer 
<greg.freemyer at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

Well, actually, they're slower on the _inner_ cylinders. But they allocate 
them outside to inside. Given that disks are CAV devices, this is fairly 


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