Re: Problem with Asus P4C800-DX and P4 -Northwood-
From: Erik Mouw
Date: Mon Jul 25 2005 - 15:15:13 EST
On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 09:51:49PM +0200, Andreas Baer wrote:
> Willy Tarreau wrote:
> >On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 03:10:08PM +0200, Andreas Baer wrote:
> >>Here I have
> >> /dev/hda: 26.91 MB/sec
> >> /dev/hda1: 26.90 MB/sec (Windows FAT32)
> >> /dev/hda7: 17.89 MB/sec (Linux EXT3)
> >>Could you give me a reason how this is possible?
> >a reason for what ? the fact that the notebook performs faster than the
> >desktop while slower on I/O ?
> No, a reason why the partition with Linux (ReiserFS or Ext3) is always
> than the Windows partition?
Easy: Drives don't have the same speed on all tracks. The platters are
built-up from zones with different recording densities: zones near the
center of the platters have a lower recording density and hence a lower
datarate (less bits/second pass under the head). Zones at the outer
diameter have a higher recording density and a higher datarate.
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