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SubjectRe: 2.2.3, VIA, IDE, performace -> use bonnie
Jelle Foks wrote:
> 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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