Re: How to make Linux scale up WRT bandwidth and size?

Nat Lanza (
29 Apr 1999 17:25:21 -0400 (Alan Cox) writes:

> > frames per second. This means a sustained rate of roughly 10MB per
> > second. Lossy compression would falsify the results and is thus not
> Thats about the bandwidth of a disk

Er, what? That's less than half the bandwidth of a good
top-of-the-line SCSI disk these days; look at the spec sheets for
something like a Seagate Cheetah -- the spec sheet at

claims a transfer rate of 18-28 Mbytes/sec.


nat lanza --------------------- research programmer, parallel data lab, cmu scs --------------------------------
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