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Re: [leafnode-list] fetchnews in parallel?

Dnia Wed, 10 Jul 2002 11:39:00 -0500 niejaki(a) "Bulgrien, Kevin"
<Kevin.Bulgrien@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> napisal(a):

> > > Thrashing contention is considerable.
> > 
> > I don't get the meaning here :( You mean data corruption? or loss of
> > articles?
> Thrashing can mean this:
> Hard drive heads can only be in one place at a time...  I-cut-

oh yeah. a random seek/write. ok, now I get it :)

> Of course for this to be truly a problem, the incoming data
> would have to be coming in faster than the drive can handle.

yes, with a slow ata a 4-pipe write WOULD be a problem. but for a 2 disk
scsi raid it would be child play, they propably wouldn't have seen any
difference. but as I've said - this option could defined in config. even -
could be a ./configure --with-simultanous-write-pipes or something.

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