From: jac1 (jac1 at domain student.cs.ucc.ie)
Date: Fri 10 Aug 2001 - 17:06:59 IST
>Your bottleneck is far more likely to be the 200MHz CPU at the moment
The CPU is the bottleneck!? Disk accesses take an eternity (well, to be more
correct, seeking the head to the right track takes ages, the actual data
transfer can sometimes be comparable to RAM speeds) in terms of CPU cycles.
Whole programs can be executed in the time it takes to access a disk.
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