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

Chris Smart mail at christophersmart.com
Thu Aug 13 05:52:27 MDT 2009

2009/8/13 Eyal Lebedinsky <eyal at eyal.emu.id.au>:
> The LTO-4 drive can write at a good speed (120MB/s raw) so it should
> not be the bottleneck most of the time.

I did some tests and with 256k blocks for 85MB/sec write speed, but
that was with a single large tar file. I think it's something to do
with the hundreds of thousands of tiny files that make up my 1.5TB ;-)


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