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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Interbench v0.20 - Interactivity benchmark
kernel@kolivas.org wrote:

>Quoting Bill Davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>:
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>
>

>>>>Disk tests should be at a fixed rate, not all you can do. That's NOT
>>>>realistic.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>Not true; what you suggest is another thing to check entirely, and that
>>>
>>>
>>would
>>
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>>>be a valid benchmark too. What I'm interested in is what happens if you read
>>>
>>>
>>>or write a DVD ISO image for example to your hard disk and what this does to
>>>
>>>
>>>interactivity. This sort of reading or writing is not throttled in real
>>>
>>>
>>life.
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>>Of course it is. At least the read. It's limited to the speed needed to
>>either play (watch) the image or to burn it.
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>
>Ok we'll call it hair splitting. We do both. You read the file and I copy it.
>Both happen in real life, and I plan to emulate both.
>

And that sounds exactly correct.

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bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
CTO TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with small computers since 1979

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