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    SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Ramback: faster than a speeding bullet
    Daniel Phillips wrote:
    > On Wednesday 12 March 2008 23:30, David Newall wrote:
    >> Daniel Phillips wrote:
    >>>> Your idea seems predicated on throwing large amounts of RAM at the
    >>>> problem. What I want to know is this: Is it really 25 times faster than
    >>>> ext3 with an equally huge buffer cache?
    >>> Yes.
    >> Well, that sounds convincing. Not. You know this how?
    > By measuring it. time untar -xf linux-2.2.26.tar; time sync

    No numbers. No specifications. And by doing a sync, you explicitly
    excluded what I was asking, namely a big buffer cache. You've certainly
    convinced me; you don't know if your idea is worth a brass razoo.

    Come back when you've got some hard data.

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