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SubjectRe: bkbits.net is down
Alan Cox ha scritto:
> On Sad, 2003-06-28 at 20:38, Dr. David Alan Gilbert wrote:
>
>>Tapes are a pain; but at the type of 40GB range is it worth considering
>>a pile of external USB/Firewire hard drives?
>
>
> I'm testing the USB2 disk idea at the moment. Big problem is performance
> - 5Mbytes/second isnt the best backup rate in the world.

IIRC some weeks ago I've verified 13 Mbytes/second using an el cheapo
external box with both USB2 and IEEE-1394 (tested with the latter), a
Maxtor 6Y120L0 and vanilla Linux 2.4.20

I've not the stuff handy now, but I'm almost sure of this number.

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