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    SubjectRe: 2.2.3, VIA, IDE, performace -> use bonnie
    Jelle Foks wrote:
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    > On Sat, 20 Mar 1999, Meelis Roos wrote:
    ...
    > > Now the interesting part: running hdparm -t /dev/hda again (and again
    ...
    Ooops.. somebody probably used "-T" instead of "-t" that time..
    ..
    > Though probably even bonnie can be improved, it's much better than hdparm
    > for quick tests.

    But they measure different things. Apples and Oranges.

    Bonnie measures *system* I/O performance.
    hdparm measures sequential sustainable disk data transfer rates.
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    mlord@pobox.com

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