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SubjectRe: bkbits.net is down
	Hello Daniel ,

On Sun, 29 Jun 2003, Daniel Egger wrote:
> Am Sam, 2003-06-28 um 22.31 schrieb Alan Cox:
> > I'm testing the USB2 disk idea at the moment. Big problem is performance
> > - 5Mbytes/second isnt the best backup rate in the world.
> Which are 300Mbytes/minute, still faster than many tapes.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
5MB/Sec is faster than MOST tapes drivs ? Or ???
If you are talking older scsi-2 or 1 drives yes .
But on a properly tuned system any of the newer tape drives s/b
able beat that hands down .

> I've also made the experience that IEEE1394 (aka Firewire/iLink) is
> always faster than USB2.
I'd like to see a raising hands that have this functional at
anywhere near line (60% is close enough) rate ?
Tia , JimL
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