Re: File system compression, not at the block layer

From: Tom Vier
Date: Fri Apr 23 2004 - 21:27:52 EST

On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 05:18:44PM -0400, Timothy Miller wrote:
> In a drive with multiple platters and therefore multiple heads, you
> could read/write from all heads simultaneously. Or is that how they
> already do it?

fwih, there was once a drive that did this. the problem is track alignment.
these days, you'd need seperate motors for each head.

Tom Vier <tmv@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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