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Re: Disk RPM

From: Tomas Bodzar (tomas.bodzargmail.com)
Date: Thu Aug 05 2010 - 12:06:14 CDT


Read this http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq14.html#disklabel and you will
know why you don't need to care about that rpm info

On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 4:51 PM, <cniesengmx.net> wrote:
> Kevin, thanks for the reply. B I won't mess with the rpm value then.
B Although, I did see some dmesg on the internet that had higher rpm values.
>
> I'm not worried about the boot speed of the samba server. B All that matters
is the file access and data transfer speed.
>
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
>> Datum: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 16:50:45 +0100
>> Von: Kevin Chadwick <ma1l1istsyahoo.co.uk>
>> An: miscopenbsd.org
>> Betreff: Re: Disk RPM
>
>> On Tue, 03 Aug 2010 16:38:42 +0200
>> cniesengmx.net wrote:
>>
>> > I just rebuild my samba file server and noticed that disklabel reports
>> all my hard drive's rpm at 3600 although all of them support higher
speeds.
>> How come? B Is it reported incorrectly or do I need to manually set the
rpm
>> using disklabel to optimize the speed? B Or is there another reason and I
>> shouldn't touch it?
>> I'm pretty sure I read that it's always set to 3600 at default and has
>> no effect on anything.
>> >
>> > Another side question I have, is there any drawback to put the OS on a
>> slower drive like I did there? dmesg and dislabel reports are below.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> > B Claus
>> >
>> >
>>
>> Of course boot and samba loading speed may slow, but for running samba
>> and with that much memory, I doubt you'll notice.
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