On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 10:43:35AM -0000, Dermot Buckley mentioned:
> > In my box in work, it's a recentish 7200 RPM IDE disk, and I get
> > 25MB/sec. I used to have a 6GB 5200RPM ATA33 disk, that did 7MB/sec. I
> > also had a 540MB disk in my amiga, that would do 2.7MB/sec on the Amiga,
> > and 1.8MB/sec in a Pentium 90. So, at a guess, I'd say maybe five MB/sec
> > at most, if it's not UDMA33.
> How does one go about measuring this stuff?
# hdparm -t /dev/hda
Timing buffered disk reads: 64 MB in 2.54 seconds = 25.20 MB/sec
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