[clug] LTO-4 drive, turn on compression? [SEC=PERSONAL]

Chris Smart mail at christophersmart.com
Thu Aug 13 05:50:51 MDT 2009

2009/8/13 Daniel Pittman <daniel at rimspace.net>:
> You need at least a 64K block size to stream on an LTO2, from my testing, and
> better 256K.  With LTO3 improving the streaming speed I would guess that 256
> or 512K blocks would be a good strategy.

Hey Daniel,

Actually I am using 256k blocks. I ran some tests and this was the
fastest. I think the problem is that I have sooo many little files.
I'll run some more tests against the same little files.


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