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SubjectDelete time with ext2 on SCSI

Hello,
I don't see a delete-time problem with Linux 2.2.6 at all!

Script started on Wed May 19 15:11:07 1999
# cp /dev/zero foo
cp: foo: No space left on device
# sync
# ls -la
total 373714
drwxrwxrwx 3 root root 1024 May 19 15:11 .
drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 1024 May 19 12:08 ..
-r--r--r-- 1 root root 11 May 19 13:34 .X0-lock
drwxrwxrwt 2 root root 1024 May 19 13:34 .X11-unix
-rw------- 1 root root 381181952 May 19 15:11 foo
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 May 19 15:11 typescript
# timer rm foo
Time = 4 second(s).
# exit
Script done on Wed May 19 15:12:34 1999
This shows that a 381,181,952 byte file was deleted in 4 seconds. That's
381,181,952/4 = 95,295,488 bytes/second.

Note that I synced the device after the copy. I think this shows that
the file-delete `problem` is a non-issue.

Cheers,
Dick Johnson
***** FILE SYSTEM WAS MODIFIED *****
Penguin : Linux version 2.2.6 on an i686 machine (400.59 BogoMips).
Warning : It's hard to remain at the trailing edge of technology.

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