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SubjectRe: DVD blockdevice buffers

> I can easily give more examples - just ask. BTW, the fact that this stuff
> is so fragmented is not a bug - we want it evenly spread over disk, just
> to have the ability to allocate a block/inode not too far from the piece
> of bitmap we'll need to modify.

BTW is this still true? This assumes that long seek takes more time than
short seek. With 12.000rpm drive, one rotation takes 5msec. "Full" seek
is around 12msec these days, no?

Philips Velo 1: 1"x4"x8", 300gram, 60, 12MB, 40bogomips, linux, mutt,
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