Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
--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 obvious. -- Carson